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The Student Advantage is a program that allows Ferris State University to offer Microsoft products to our students at no additional cost.
All currently enrolled students at Ferris State University are eligible for the free downloads.
Upon graduating from Ferris, the license agreement will automatically end and you will no longer be able to use the software. However, you will be able to purchase new software at that time through the Microsoft store.
Your download will include the latest Microsoft Office products for either PC or Mac. You will be offered the version based on what the computer you are using is, for example, Mac computer users will see the Mac titles/versions only. Products available include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and more. You will also be able to download these products on up to five PC or Mac computers as well as up to five mobile computing devices.
Yes, however, this will count towards the limit of installing it on five mobile computing devices.
No, Office 365 University Office and Microsoft Home & Student will continue to be sold through the Microsoft store and various other outlets.
No. The Office purchased is a consumer offering, and you can continue to take advantage of the purchased offer.
If you are having trouble with the download or need additional assistance, you should contact the IT Solution Center at 231-591-4822 or toll free at (877) 779-4822.