Microsoft Windows Upgrade to 8.1 for Personally-Owned Computers (Students)

UB Students: Upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8.1 for free.

Note: Students are limited to one download of this software. You will receive an email from Kivuto OnTheHub after download is completed.


Current UB students.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional Upgrade is available to UB students who have paid the Comprehensive fee.  

Standards and Versions

Only upgrades are available. Full installations of Windows operating systems are not available.

Qualifying Operating Systems for upgrade:

  • Windows 7

Building a New Computer

If you build a computer from scratch and it is not loaded with an operating system:

  • You are not allowed to use the UB Windows Upgrade to install Windows
  • You must buy a full version of Windows

Use of this product for system building is prohibited by Microsoft and UB. The Windows Upgrade product is required to be registered and activated to ensure it is legally obtained and installed.

See Also

Contact the UBIT Help Center

Have a UBITName? You may also use the UBIT Help Center Online (login required).

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email ONLY if you have access to it