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Purchasing MS Office

County Personnel

County extension personnel are covered under the Microsoft Academic Select Agreement. To order software under the Academic Select Agreement:

  1. For PCs (and Macs not managed by EIT), contact the CES Help Desk (919-513-7000 or ces_help@ncsu.edu) for assistance. CES Help Desk will provide a link to download MS Office as well as a license. We then invoice your county center.
  2. For Macs purchased and set up by EIT, MS Office is installed as part of the Mac purchase.

Campus-based Personnel

Campus based employees are covered under the Campus Select Agreement.

  1. Visit https://software.ncsu.edu/faculty-staff-university/microsoft-office/
  2. Read the qualifications. If all apply, select Yes and proceed to the download page.

Home Use

NC State faculty and Staff are eligible to participate in Microsoft’s Home Use agreement. For details see: https://software.ncsu.edu/campus/microsoft-office-365/