How to Download Microsoft Home Use Software for Faculty and Staff

All regular University of Pittsburgh full-time and part-time faculty and staff can buy a package of Microsoft software for personal use at very low cost. To download home-use software:

  1. Click this link. (You will be taken to a third-party provider's site).
  2. Log in with your University Computing Account username and password.
  3. Click on the desired Microsoft software icon.
    Select your Microsoft title
  4. Select the language version you wish to download from the drop-down menu (the default is English), then Click Add To Cart.
    Click add to cart
  5. Click Checkout.
  6. After accepting the licensing agreement and completing the checkout process, be sure to note the Activation Key listed in red on your receipt. Note: The activation key is only visible for 31 days.
    Take note of your activation key
  7. From the receipt, click Start Download and follow the installation instructions to install the software on your computer.
    Start your download