Microsoft Home Use Program

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Microsoft Office

Gustavus licensing now provides for two methods for receiving Microsoft office. Office 365 Free Download - will work as long as you are an active student or employee of the College.

NOTE: Since the college has transitioned to Office 365 which provides a free download of Microsoft Office for home use, most Employees will find Option 1 to be the preferable choice.

Both processes are done online. Technology Services will no longer provide discs for Microsoft Office home use.

Option 1 - Office 365 Free download

Please visit

Option 2 - Purchasing Microsoft Office

This ordering/download/install process will work best if done from your personally owned (home) computer where Office will be installed, A broadband connection is recommended.

  1. Go to
    Once you have completed the form, you will receive an e-mail invitation within 24 hours with directions for completing the process.
  2. Look in your Gustavus mail account for an e-mail from
    The e-mail should look similar to this:
    HUP email invite
  3. Click on the "Buy Now" link in your copy of the e-mail.
  4. Follow the remaining steps to purchase your copy of Office. If at any point and time you are asked for your Gustavus e-mail please use

Getting more information

Additional details are available, from Microsoft at their FAQ page, The FAQ includes:

  • Program & Eligibility
  • Purchase & Order Support
  • Products, Licenses & Options
  • Activate, Install & Download
  • Returns, Refunds & Exchanges

Which products are available?

The products available today are Office 2016 Professional Plus Edition for Windows or Mac.

Who is eligible?

All full-time Gustavus Adolphus faculty, administrator and staff members are eligible for one copy of Office for use on a home computer if he or she:

  • is the primary user of a College-owned computer that has Office on it (in any version);
  • continues to be employed by Gustavus Adolphus College.