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License Information

License Term:


License Types: Site license - Campus Agreement, Institutional Select
Operating Systems:     

Windows 7/8.1/10
Mac OS X

Institutional Computers Eligibility:

All faculty/staff institutional machines are eligible under Campus Agreement and Institutional Select.

Institutional Computers Fee: Varied
Personal Computers Eligibility:

All students, faculty and staff are eligible to download Office 365 ProPlus at no cost.

Princeton University students, faculty and staff have access to the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus portal to obtain Office ProPlus 2016, 2013, or 2010 for PC, and 2011 or 2016 for Mac at no charge. Princeton employees and students may download and install on up to five of their personal devices (computers, tablets or phones) with Windows, OS X, iOS or Android operating systems. Once a student is no longer enrolled, or a faculty/staff member no longer employed, the software is no longer usable.

Before considering the suite you choose, please review the system requirements link available in the Office 365 portal to be sure your computer meets the hardware and operating system requirements.

Go to to download and install Office. You will need to log in with your Princeton email NetID (to include, and password.

Before students graduate, or faculty/staff leave the employ of Princeton University, they can purchase Microsoft Office from Microsoft directly at educational pricing.  It is a four-year subscription with an up front payment of $79.99:  This must be purchased while your Princeton University email account is still active; otherwise, the cost will be $99.99 for one year.



Work at Home (WAH) Rights for Operating System (Faculty/Staff):

Student Eligibility:

Students can download the Windows operating systems, and faculty and staff required to upgrade their operating systems to do work at home, can also download the operating systems, from Kivuto.   The software can only be installed on a machine that came with a licensed Microsoft operating system with the exception of Linux and Mac.  However, it can never be installed on a machine that was built.  While the software is a full version, the license is an upgrade. The cost is $9.95 for faculty and staff and free for students.


How to Obtain for Institutional Select
(institutional installations):

Go to to purchase Microsoft Institutional Select products.