Skip to main content

Microsoft Offer (expires May 27, 2019)

Download Microsoft and Windows for FREE

Microsoft is offering a free* Microsoft Office and Windows OS** licence until May 27, 2019***. All students enrolled at Ontario Tech University during the 2018-19 academic year are eligible.   Please view terms below.

Obtaining the software:

  1. Sign in to uoit.onthehub.com with your Ontario Tech University student number and password.
  2. Follow the OnTheHub instructions  to download the desired software.

For questions or issues with redeeming the licenses, contact the IT Service Desk by May 28, 2019 by noon.

Important details for all TELE students:

  • The licence covers one computer only and the software is intended for your academic and general computing use only.
  • Please record the licence activation keys and print or take a screen capture of the Student Licence Confirmation certificate from OnTheHub.
  • If you are in the BYOD program, please also see the BYOD specific details in the section below.
  • Once the software has been redeemed, the software and activation keys will be stored on OnTheHub for 30 days for retrieval.
  • There will be an option to extend the 30-day download period for two years by purchasing an Extended Access Guarantee from OnTheHub for $4.95.
  • You are eligible to download any available versions of Office and Windows from the OnTheHub link, however, the licence is for one computer only. 

 

Important details for BYOD students:

Microsoft Office

If you have already acquired a Microsoft Office licence from the Ontario Tech University Software Portal, please note your licence covers a single instance of Office only. You may continue to run your existing copy of Microsoft Office from the Software Portal and retain the activation code from OnTheHub for reinstallation purposes or to move to a new computer if needed. If you activate the code from OnTheHub, you must remove your existing install that was acquired from the Software Portal.

Microsoft Windows

If you have already acquired the Windows upgrade licence from OnTheHub, then you have acquired your Windows key for this perpetual licence offer. If you require a copy of your activation key, please contact the IT Service Desk by May 28, 2019 at noon and request to have your existing keys retrieved.

Disclaimer

THE SOFTWARE IS OWNED BY A THIRD PARTY PROVIDER. PRIOR TO DOWNLOADING THE SOFTWARE YOU ARE REQUIRED TO READ, ACCEPT, AND ABIDE BY THIRD PARTY TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SOFTWARE. UNIVERSITY OF ONTARIO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY IN RELATION TO THE STUDENTS’ DOWNLOAD, USE, OR MISUSE OF THE SOFTWARE.

 

 

*Available at no additional cost to University of Ontario Institute of Technology existing licence purchase via the University Campus Agreement.  

**Windows licence is an upgrade licence only. Requires an existing qualifying OS licence to upgrade from. Many Windows and Mac OS versions are eligible for the upgrade (including Windows 7 and 8). Please check Microsoft.com for a listing of qualifying operating systems.

***Availability and terms are subject to change without notice. Offer expires May 27, 2019 at 11:59pm.

This offer is subject to the terms of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology's Software Use Agreement.

FAQs IT forms Submit a ticket Got a question?
University of Ontario Institute of Technology logo