Students: Check Your Eligibility for Free Microsoft Office

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Paul Thurrott in Office 365 with 1 Comment


With millions of students from around the world now eligible to receive Microsoft Office for free, the software giant has released a handy new tool that will help students and their teachers sign-up and get their free Office 365 and install Office 2013. Here’s how to do so.

Microsoft previously announced its Student Advantage program for students in the United States only. Through this plan, any eligible student would receive Office 365 for Students, which includes Office 2013 Professional Plus with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Access and Publisher for installation on up to 5 Windows PCs and/or Macs, Office mobile apps on mobile devices of all kinds, 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage, and access to Office Offline. Today, however, that program has expanded worldwide, and it includes educators as well.

All you need is a valid school email address.

If you’re a student, navigate to and enter your school-provided email address.

If you’re a teacher, navigate to and enter your school-provided email address.


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One response to “Students: Check Your Eligibility for Free Microsoft Office”

  1. alfredjohnson

    Microsoft must be given thanks for such a useful initiative for the students. I think both the students and the teachers will get the benefit from the ‘student advantage programme’. And after all, a very informative article for the students who want to have Microsoft office free. As I am somehow engaged with the students as an academic writer, I am sure that the students will gladly accept this programme. As a freelance writer of have a good intimacy with the students as I work for giving them their writing solution. They actually like such useful and of course, a free resource that will help in their academic study.