Microsoft Software

Brown University has agreements with Microsoft for licensing and acquiring software under a few programs. Details are provided in the table below.

Email Software_Services or call 863-HELP (4357) if you have questions about Microsoft licensing.

Program Description Eligible Users Products Covered To Obtain
Microsoft Enrollment for Education Service (EES)

EES is an annual licensing program for higher education institutions. Brown University's agreement covers faculty and staff only (students are covered for Core CALs only). Details on Brown's Microsoft Enrollment for Education program.

Further information about Brown-related home use

Brown has purchased Microsoft's ECal Step-up. Contact Software_Services if you need to run Microsoft Advanced Servers.

Faculty paid by Brown

Staff paid by Brown

(Hospital-based faculty and staff are not eligible.)

Products that are NOT listed here are NOT covered by EES.

Note: Students are also covered by the Core CAL

From Brown's software catalog

Contact your DCC or IT Support Professional for Windows OS media

For questions or assistance, email Software_Services or call 863-HELP (4357).

Microsoft Select Plus Program

An option for higher education customers to purchase Microsoft licenses and media for software not covered under EES.

Software available via the Select program may be purchased by Brown University faculty and staff. Students are not eligible. (Students may purchase Student Software - see below).

Software purchased under the Microsoft Select Plus Program is exclusively for use on Brown University owned computers.

More details

Faculty

Staff

Most Microsoft products are available for purchase at significant discount under the Select program.

Examples include:

  • FrontPage
  • Project
  • Visio

Contact Brown's Microsoft Agreement reseller to purchase licenses and media. For questions or assistance, email Software_Services or call 863-HELP (4357).

Contact your DCC or IT Support Professional

Contact Brown's Microsoft Agreement reseller to purchase licenses and media. For questions or assistance, email Software_Services or call 863-HELP (4357).

Student Software

Students receive reduced academic pricing on software through Brown Bookstore Technology Center, Microsoft Student Store or e-academy.

Students

Available products include:
  • Windows
  • Publisher

Visit  Brown Bookstore Technology Center, Microsoft Student Store or e-academy for complete purchase details.

DreamSpark Microsoft developer and designer tools.

Students


Available products include:

  • Visual Studio
  • Visual C
  • Visual Web Developer
Create an account and verify your student status at DreamSpark