To run Office on your chromebook free, you will need to sign up at the following link:
Enter your school e-mail and your password. Select Account through you school.
Although Office 365 is not exactly like the Office 2016 version we use in class, it is very similar and you will be able to complete most of your assignments. The file format will also allow you to edit your documents on your computer in the B321 lab!
One problem with office.com is that is stores documents on the cloud OneDrive and not the Google Cloud Back up and Sync. You will need be aware of where you are saving.