Microsoft Access

With Microsoft Access you can use templates to build databases and web apps quickly, easily find and report on data stored in Access, streamline data entry with autocomplete, create web apps that work in the browser or databases on your desktop, and build professional-level web apps with just Access—no coding required.

Access Icon Small

Click Here To Search The PC Suites For Versions of This Software

Note: Microsoft Access is not available in MS Office for MAC 


  • Windows Yes
  • Macintosh  No
  • Linux No

Does NUI Galway Have a Site Licence For MS Access Software?

Microsoft Access is covered by The Microsoft Campus Agreement. This agreement only applies to staff of NUI, Galway and/or PCs located on campus with work-at-home rights for permanent staff of NUI, Galway. It does not cover PCs owned privately by students. Click here for more information on The Microsoft Campus Agreement

How Can I Get Microsoft Access Software For My Computer?

  • Microsoft Access is available in the PC suites
  • Students
    Students can access install Access 2016 on up to 5 devices through their Office 365 Account
  • Installation Information 
    To install software on your machine you must login as an administrator

Can I install Microsoft Access Software On My Home Computer?

Yes, Staff can install Microsoft Office on up to 5 devices through their Office 365 Account

Where Can I Get Technical Support About Microsoft Access?

Technical support is available here from Microsoft