Microsoft Software


The University’s Enterprise Agreement with Microsoft is a subscription-based software site licensing program based on institutional headcount rather than device count. It’s intended to reduce costs associated with acquiring and managing Microsoft products, to facilitate new IT service and support strategies, and to improve the availability and consistency of important and pervasive communications, collaboration, and productivity tools at the University.

Key Features

  • Full and part-time faculty and staff are eligible to use the most current and complete versions of Microsoft Windows and Office on institutional PCs and Macs


  • Software licensed under this agreement may only be installed on computers owned or leased by uOttawa.
  • In order to make use of any of the Windows operating system upgrades available under this program, a computer must be licensed to run some version of Microsoft Windows or MacOS.

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