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Many rely on Microsoft Excel to organize and display their data. The latest update to Excel enables users to perform calculations with modern formulas and to share workbooks with others for real-time collaboration. Excel offers innovative designs to present data in unique ways and allows users to create spreadsheets from templates or from scratch. 

Please note that the online version of Excel has a limited feature set.  The differences are explained in this article.  For the full version of Excel, use the computer client.

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Online Access to Excel

You can access Excel by going to and clicking on the Excel tile.

Computer Client Installation

Excel desktop client is available for both PC's and Macs. 

  • PCs on the W&M leasing program - An Excel client will be installed for you before you receive the computer.  
  • Macs or PCs outside of the leasing program - Contact the Technology Support Center for Excel installation.
Download the Mobile App

Stay in touch with the Excel Mobile App!  Search for Microsoft Excel in the iOS App Store or Google Play Store

Self-Directed Training
Excel Quick Start Guide

For PC: View or download the Excel 2016 Quick Start Guide (pdf).

For Mac: View or download the Excel 2016 Quick Start Guide (pdf).

Microsoft Support Quick Start

Microsoft's support site offers an overview of Excel features with step-by-step instructions on its Excel 2016 Quick Start webpage.

Excel Learning Path

Walk through an in-depth training course at your own pace with the Excel Learning Path (pdf).  Or pick-and-choose topics that you are interested in by clicking on the lesson options.

Microsoft Video Training 

Select videos related to specific Excel topics on the Excel Video Training webpage.

Questions? Contact the Technology Support Center (TSC)
757-221-4357 (HELP) | | Jones 201, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm