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License Term:


License Types: Site license (Campus Agreement /Student Campus Agreement)
Institutional Select
Operating Systems:     

Windows Vista/7/8.1
Mac OS X

Institutional Computers Eligibility:

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

Faculty and staff members using a University configured DeSC Windows 7 computer, Office 2010 Enterprise is on your computer. If you are using a DeSC Lite Windows 8.1 computer, Office 2013 is intalled. Faculty and staff members using a University configured MacDeSC OS X computer, Office 2011 is installed. Please see for more information.

Institutional Computers Fee: Varied
Personal Computers Eligibility:

All students are eligible to download Office 365 ProPlus at no cost. Click here to get more information and to download the software.

The University community, including students, has access to the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus portal to obtain the Office 2013, 2010, and 2011 suites at no charge. Princeton employess and students may download and install a full-version of MS Office 365 ProPlus 2013 and 2010 for Windows and 2011 for OS X on up to five of their personal devices (computers, tablets or phones) with Windows, OS X, or iOS operating systems. Android will be available in the future.  Once a student is no longer enrolled, or a faculty/staff member no longer employed, the software is no longer usable.

Before considering Office 2013 or 2010, please review the systems requirements link available in the Office 365 portal to be sure your computer meets the hardware and operating system requrements.

Go to to download and install Office 365 ProPlus. You will need to log in with your Princeton email NetID (to include and password.

The only Windows operating system we offer in the OIT Online Store for personal use is the Windows 8.1 Pro OEM version. This would be for installation on PCs that were built or were purchased without a licensed operating system, or for installation on a Mac computer. Students who currently have Windows 7 installed, can purchase Windows 8.1 Pro from Microsoft directly for $69.99 at  
SCI (Student Computer Initiative) computer purchasers from July 2006 through June, 2014 are licensed under Student Campus Agreement.  The Campus Agreement products are licensed for Princeton student use on SCI computers only.  The cost of the installation media is $10.00 to $15.00.  Students may not loan or transfer the licenses to another to use the software and may not transfer the software to a non-SCI computer. 

Software purchased under the old Student Select and current Student Campus Agreements must be uninstalled if the computer is transferred to another.

Personal Computers Fee:

Media fee only for SCI student purchasers beginning in 2006-07 through May, 2014 for Windows operating systems and earlier versions of Office.  SCI purchases after May, 2015 are covered for the Windows operating systems only under Student Campus Agreement.

Work at Home (WAH) Rights:

Faculty and staff who use products covered by Campus Agreement at work on their Princeton-owned computer (including DeSC), may install those products on one home computer (personally owned) – for the purpose of doing work at home only. Users are not licensed to use the software for personal purposes. Faculty and staff must purchase the appropriate work at home media in The OIT Online Store and must also sign the Home Use Rights (Campus Agreement) form (PDF).  Faculty/staff cannot have someone purchase the media for them under another name and cannot have someone else pick up the software for them. 

How to obtain Work at Home (WAH) Rights Form:

Home Use Rights (Campus Agreement) form (PDF)

How to Obtain:

Go to to purchase the installation media.

The Home Use Rights (Campus Agreement) form (PDF) must be completed and returned to the OIT Store, 113 Frist Campus Center.