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Which devices are covered?

This page details which devices the software made available under the Microsoft EES Agreement can be installed on, and for what purpose.

Office Professional (Windows) and Office for Mac Standard (Mac) is for institutionally-owned, shared devices

This is only for devices owned by qualifying institutions and must be for work or academic use only. It can not be installed on personally owned devices by staff or students.

Student use of software on shared Institutionally-owned devices

Students can use the software on shared devices owned by the University or a qualifying Institution (e.g. in teaching rooms), but they can't order, download or install on personally-owned devices.

Institutionally-owned devices provided to individual students as part of their studies while at Cambridge

Software on devices owned by a qualifying Institution, but provided to a single student for the duration of their studies/research, is not covered under the terms of the EES Agreement, and the necessary licences must be purchased as normal.

Office 365 ProPlus is for personal devices

Staff and students will be able to install Office 365 ProPlus on up to 5 desktop/laptop PCs, 5 tablets and 5 smartphones – 15 devices in total – while qualifying under the EES agreement.

This software is upgraded frequently via Microsoft and checks licence numbers against the University's records, meaning that continued use is automatically disabled when the student or staff member leaves the University.

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