Use Microsoft Office, a productivity suite of software for
editing documents, creating spreadsheets, making computer slide
shows, reading email and more.
Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of downloads.
We recommend that students stay consistent with the version of Office that their professors use. We do not recommend upgrading before the end of the semester.
Microsoft only manufactures Office 2013 for Windows systems. For Macintosh, they manufacture Office 2011. If you want to run Office 2013 on your Macintosh computer, you must use Parallels, Boot Camp or VMWare and your computer must meet the requirements.
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Microsoft Office 2011 Standard includes:
Microsoft does not manufacture a version of Access for
Macintosh. If you need to use Access, try running Office through My
Virtual Computing Lab.
If your system does not meet the above requirements we recommend Office 2008 (available for a limited time).
Faculty, Staff and Students of SUNY schools other than UB are
not eligible to download Microsoft Office from UB. Please contact
your college or university's IT department for information on how
to obtain Microsoft Office.
You should set Office to check for Office updates automatically. Updates will only be checked when you are connected to the Internet:
You cannot purchase a copy of Office through UB.
This acceptance form is valid for the Microsoft software products you intend to download, which shall be referred to collectively herein as the “Software”. Software is made available to you because The State University of New York at Buffalo (UB) has purchased license coverage for the Software through its Microsoft Campus Subscription Enrollment effective October 1, 2010. UB is ordering the right for you to use the Software for Work-related purposes at home under its Microsoft Campus Subscription Enrollment. You are not licensed to use the Software at home for personal purposes. You do not own the license, rather you are authorized to use the Software pursuant to the terms and conditions of the licensing agreement. You will be required to remove the Software from your home machine immediately if UB decides to no longer participate, or earlier if your UB employment ends. Please note that non-knowledge workers such as maintenance, groundskeepers, cafeteria and mailroom, etc. are ineligible for Work at Home rights if they were not included in the Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) employee calculation for UB.
You will adhere to the following policies:
By clicking on the button below and proceeding with your download, you are acknowledging acceptance of the terms and conditions of the Microsoft Work at Home Agreement listed above.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU SHOULD NOT PROCEED WITH YOUR DOWNLOAD AND INSTALLATION.
any trial versions of Office before you download and install
Office 2011. Installing over a trial or demo version will prompt
you for a product key.