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The University of Oxford has taken out the Microsoft Select Plus Academic Deal which will run until 31st October 2020.

In addition to this please see the details for the Microsoft Campus Agreement which allows free licences for some Microsoft products on University-owned, College-owned and leased machines and also work at home copies of Office products to certain staff on personal machines whilst the agreement is in force until 31st August 2020.

1. Products Included

Select Plus allows a University Department or College to buy many items of Microsoft software via the IT Services Online Shop price list at a very advantageous price.

Microsoft software for staff and students can be purchased via varous schemes Microsoft student schemes

2. Licence Type

A software licence is required for every copy of a Microsoft product installed on the hard disk of a PC, the software should not be copied to another PC without first purchasing another licence.

Only Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) is an exception to this rule (no other applications). You may make a second copy of the Office software and install it on either a laptop or desktop computer for the exclusive use of the person who is the primary user of the first copy of the software. This is for work-related purposes only. Work at Home copies are licensed separately from the corresponding copies run on "At Work Computers" and must be installed using official Microsoft work-at-home versions.  Alternatively use the free and licensed version, Nexus365, on up to 5 different machines.

3. Usage Terms

The licences purchased under the Microsoft Select Plus Agreement are perpetual and subject to the Microsoft 'Product Use Rights' current at the time of purchase, these are accessible on the Web at Usage Terms

4. Concurrency Licensing

Under the concurrency rules for Select Plus, a Microsoft licence may not be shared concurrently on different workstations attached to the same network server. You must acquire and dedicate a licence for each separate computer on which the Software Product is installed or run from a server.

5. Purchasing Software

The IT Services Online Shop holds a stock of the common software, other items from the Select list can be ordered

Please note that before a Department or College can purchase any software from the IT Services Shop it is necessary to have a software card and an official Departmental or College order. 

See the IT Services Shop price list for ordering codes and price details.


Written by IT Services. Latest revision 26 September 2019