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Microsoft Agreement

Microsoft Campus Software for Students is provided at no cost to all active University students. Beginning 4/28/2014, all Microsoft software, along with all other software available to students at no cost, may now be downloaded directly. Physical software disks will no longer be available. To obtain your software, login into the Pitt Portal, , and locate the Software Downloads link under the My Resources tab. More info regarding the download process can be found here: 

Microsoft software is provided to students under the terms of the University's license with Microsoft Corporation and is provided for the exclusive use of the student while he/she is registered as a student at the University of Pittsburgh. Any and all software received under this program may not be rented, given, loaned, or sold to any other person or entity. Students are permitted to keep, for their personal use, copies of Microsoft software received under this license upon leaving the University. In order to do this, the student must visit CSSD Software Licensing Services to complete a Student License Agreement form prior to withdrawal or graduation. One form must be completed for each product license the student wishes to retain. Please contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] for additional information, if needed.


* Office 2013 for Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Office Step-By-Step and Publisher
* Windows Professional Operating Systems Upgrades (Windows 7 and Windows 8)


* Office 2011 for Mac OS X

Additional Microsoft software is available through the Microsoft Dream Spark program. Available software includes software such as Visual Studio, SQL Server, Windows Server 2012 and more.  

Other software is available for purchase on CSSD.  Please review the Product Use Rights below for terms of software usage.

Product Use Rights

The following link to the Microsoft Campus Software Product Use Rights are the terms under which you may use Microsoft software. They are Product Use Rights for all the Microsoft software distributed at the University of Pittsburgh.

The Product Use Rights describe certain restrictions on how the software can be used. Details can be found concerning redistribution, use of Microsoft's name and logo, restrictions of use and storage rights. Students, faculty and staff are solely responsible for knowing and understanding the terms of these Product Use Rights. Please contact the Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] for additional information.

These Product Use Rights require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view. If you do not have Adobe Reader, it may be installed from

The Academic Retail value of this software suite is approximately $1200.



Last Reviewed: May 24, 2013