Effective July 2009, a centrally-funded Microsoft Campus Agreement enhances Western's already high quality teaching and learning environment by allowing installation of the latest Microsoft Office and Microsoft operating system software. The Microsoft campus Agreement also includes a collection of server-based client access licenses providing economical and efficient access to a variety of server-based software tools. The Campus Agreement is renewed annually each June.
Every university-owned computer is eligible for
To request installation of Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows or Microsoft Office 2008 for Macintosh, email ATUS Software Services.
The Microsoft Campus Agreement includes a new Home Use Program (HUP) for MS Office 2010 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. Each Western faculty or staff member can download one copy of Office 2010 or Office 2008 for a $9.95 fee, paid online by credit card. For an additional $12, an installation disk can also be purchased. This software can be used by anyone using the computer for any purpose. It is contingent upon employment status, however, so the software must be uninstalled if the licensee leaves Western.
WWU students and student employees are not eligible for the Microsoft Home Use Program.
To request instructions for Microsoft Office Home Use Program, please email ATUS Software Services.
The Microsoft Campus Agreement includes a limited work-at-home benefit for discounted purchase of one Microsoft Office 2010 Pro Plus license and one Microsoft Windows 7 upgrade license for installation on a computer owned by a WWU employee and used solely by the employee exclusively for work-related purposes. For details, please email ATUS Software Services.
The Microsoft Campus Agreement provides an economical option to license some server software annually with software assurance which includes upgrades to new versions at no additional charge. For more information, please email ATUS Software Services.
University staff and faculty are licensed to access a variety of Microsoft server-based technologies through the Microsoft Enterprise Client Access (CAL) Suite which includes:
For additional information about the Microsoft Campus Agreement, please email ATUS Software Services or call 360-650-3159