Microsoft Excel 2008 SP2 & 2011 SP2 (OS X)
Microsoft Excel 2007 SP2 & 2010 SP1 (Windows)
Note: Excel 2010 is not compatible with Oracle EPM/Hyperion. Do not install Excel 2010 if you are using Oracle EPM/Hyperion.
Microsoft Excel is the University's supported and recommended spreadsheet and numerical analysis application for both OS X and Windows. Microsoft Excel can be used to enter, edit, parse, and format data; write formulas; generate graphs; and print formatted reports.
Windows 8 Compatibility
Excel 2007 SP2 and Excel 2010 SP1 function correctly in Windows 8.
OS X Mountain Lion Compatibility
Excel 2008 SP2 and Excel 2011 SP2 function correctly in OS X Mountain Lion.
Microsoft Excel is commercial software that can be purchased from the Computer Connection at an educational discount.
Microsoft software is now available to University of Pennsylvania departments through the Microsoft Select Program, a volume license agreement. A detailed description of the Microsoft Program including product information and a FAQ has been prepared by the Office of Software Licensing. All purchases of Microsoft Select software are made through the Computer Connection.
Microsoft Excel may be purchased as part of Microsoft's Office suite of products, which bundles Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, or it may be purchased separately.
Configuration instructions are included with the software.
Primary computing support is usually located in the schools, units, and residences, close to the faculty, staff, and students being served. Contact lists are available for:
To look up your local support provider, select your University affiliation above. You also may call First Call at 215-573-4778 to request a referral if you are not sure who to contact.
ISC's Technology Training Services website provides details on preferred Penn pricing and scheduling for classes on this and other common desktop products.