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Microsoft Volume Licensing Enrollment for Education Solutions

The University of Delaware has obtained a subscription license from Microsoft to give departments and institutional users of University-owned computers fast and easy access to the most current desktop platform products from Microsfot.

The Microsoft Volume Licensing Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) entitles all departments - and every active faculty and staff member - to subscription licenses for Microsoft's Education Desktop with Enterprise CAL Suite product which includes the following software for use on University-owned systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise Upgrade
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise Upgrade
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise Upgrade
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 and Microsoft Office 2011 Mac
  • Microsoft Enterprise Client Access License (CAL) Suite, which includes the following:
    • Exchange Server Standard CAL
    • Exchange Server Enterprise CAL
    • Forefront Unified Access Gateway CAL
    • All of the current components of the Forefront Protection Suite
    • Lync Server Standard CAL
    • SharePoint Server Standard CAL
    • SharePoint Server Enterprise CAL
    • System Center Endpoint Protection
    • System Center Configuration Manager Client Management License
    • All of the current components of the System Center Client Management Suite
    • Windows Server Standard CAL
    • Windows Server Rights Mangement Services CAL.
  • Versions:
    • The products listed may at any time be replaced by successor products.
    • This agreement includes the option of installing or deploying "downgrade" versions (previous versions) in place of the current versions available through the EES subscription license. For instance, you can choose to deploy the Windows 7 Enterprise operating system instead of the Windows 8 or 10 Enterprise operating system.
    • IT Professionals needing various components of the Enterprise CAL Suite should contact the IT Support Center. (Submit a Help Request Form; call 302-831-6000; send email to consult@udel.edu).

Licenses for use on personally owned computers and devices

  • University-owned computers only. Eligible faculty & staff may download the Windows and Office software for installation under the EES license on University-owned computers from the UDeploy licensed software server. This software is not to be downloaded for personal use.
  • Microsoft Work at Home Licenses (Windows): The University's Microsoft agreement includes limited Work at Home rights. Permanent faculty and staff may purchase and download a selection of Microsoft Operating Systems (e.g. Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7) for use on personally owned computers for University-related work only. The fee is about $10.00 for a Windows license. For more information, and a link to download the software, go to the UDeploy Microsoft Work at Home Software License page.
  • MS Office for personal use and "work at home": University students, faculty, and staff can now use Microsoft Office 365 for Education at no charge on personally owned computers. Office 365 for Education allows students and employees to download and use the most current versions of Office as long as they are current UD employees or students enrolled in UD academic courses. (More information)

Last updated: September 15, 2015

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