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Microsoft for Individuals

Available to: Faculty, Staff, and Students

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


Microsoft offers discounts on software for personal and educational use by faculty and staff of institutions of higher education and discounted or free software for students.

Ordering

Click the appropriate option for your needs for pricing, ordering, and license information.

Office 365

Available to: Faculty*, Staff*, and Students

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


UC San Diego students and faculty/staff in departments participating in the Microsoft Consolidated Campus Agreement are eligible to receive Office applications and other productivity software.  Students must obtain UCSD affiliation through a UCSD email address.  

The Office 365 suite includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Access, Publisher, Outlook, Skype for Business, InfoPath, and OneDrive for Business.  

Pricing

Included in the Microsoft Consolidated Campus Agreement

Ordering

Students

Download Microsoft Office 365 and enter your UC San Diego information.

Faculty and Staff

Contact your department computer support team to see whether you qualify and for installation assistance. Contact Campus Software Distribution with questions.

License

See Microsoft licensing information for individuals.

DreamSpark for Students

Available to: Students

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


DreamSpark Standard is a Microsoft program that supports technical education by providing no-cost access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching, and research purposes, providing professional-level software and tools for educational institution use in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Design) and VIDA (Visualization, Illustration, Design, and Art) courses.

Pricing

Students may download 12-month software licenses at no charge.  Students must obtain UCSD affiliation through a UCSD email address.  UCSD Extension students are ineligible from participating in the Dreamspark for Students program.

Ordering

Students are able to download software by setting up an account at: http://e5.onthehub.com/d.ashx?s=cq2jk3ky0v.  Contact ACMS Software Distribution for more information about UC San Diego DreamSpark Premium and software downloads.

License

Students must be registered in at least one course offered by a participating STEM or VIDA department, and an administrator must create an account on DreamSpark.

Home Use Program

Available to: Faculty and Staff

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


Employees of departments or units that participate in the Microsoft Consolidated Campus Agreement program qualify for the Home Use Program, which allows the installation of Microsoft Office on up to 2 home computers.

Pricing

$9.95 for one computer.

Ordering and License

Check your Home Use Program eligibility, order, and download.

Microsoft Select Individual Licenses

Available to: Faculty and Staff

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


Select licenses are available for individual university-owned computers through Marketplace. Licenses for windows upgrades will upgrade an existing OEM windows or Mac OS license only.

Pricing and Ordering

Order Microsoft Select individual licenses through Marketplace using the SHI punchout.

License

Microsoft Select Agreement



Contact Software Distribution

Have questions or don't see what you're looking for?  

Contact us at software@ucsd.edu.