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Microsoft Software for Faculty, Staff, and Students

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Stanford University now has a license agreement with Microsoft that provides several Microsoft products to faculty and staff with full-service SUNet IDs on university-owned computers. Students are able to obtain some Microsoft products as well.

For Faculty & Staff:

Start at the Essential Stanford Software site (ess.stanford.edu) for the following:

  • Desktop Software (for Windows) 
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 
  • Microsoft Project Professional 2013 
  • Microsoft Visio Professional 2103 
  • Desktop Software (for Mac)
  • Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

For Students:

Students can access their free downloads of Office and OS upgrades from the software licensing store: http://softwarelicensingstore.stanford.edu

For SoE IT Professionals:

Operating systems, server applications and Microsoft Office products for Stanford IT professionals can be found at: http://msit.stanford.edu.

Workgroup microsoft-ees:soe defines authorized users.

If you need access please submit a ticket with SoE IT. 



For Home Use:


Please note that Anytime Upgrades, DreamSpark and the Home Use Program are now available at the following URLs:

Anytime Upgrade: https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/softwarelic/microsoft/activation

Dreamspark Standard: http://softwarelicensingstore.stanford.edu (Dreamspark items are listed under "More Software" tab at the top of the page)

Home Use Program: https://itservices.stanford.edu/service/ess/microsofthup



Windows 8.1 licensing updates: http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/about-licensing/windows8-1.aspx




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