Faculty and Staff Microsoft Home Use Program
The Home Use Program (HUP) is a Software Assurance benefit of TMC's Microsoft Campus Agreement that allows all TMC faculty and staff to use Microsoft Office on their personally owned computer for both work and personal use. Microsoft's purpose of the HUP is to help employees improve their software skills, learn new versions, and increase productivity by offering the same Office suite software used at work for home use.
Who is Eligible?
- All current TMC faculty and staff, whether part or full time.
- NOT eligible are TMC consultants or TMS faculty and staff. They are not included in our Campus Agreement site license.
What's is the cost and terms of the license?
- You are required to purchase a HUP license/product key for $9.95 which will allow you to download the software. An optional backup media kit is available for $12.00. Please see below for complete purchase information and instructions.
- You do not own the software license and must uninstall the software once your employment at TMC ends.
- You must have a computer meeting proper hardware and software requirements to install and run the current version of Office. Please see the site below for details.
- IT Operations does not provide tech support for home installations of Office. However, you can obtain tech support from Microsoft by visiting the Help and How-to tab here or by visiting the Microsoft Office Suite Solution Center here.
How do I purchase the license/product key and media?
HUP media can be purchased by following these steps:
- Go to https://hup.microsoft.com
- Select the country to which you wish your order to be shipped to and choose the language for viewing the order web site.
- Enter your TMC email address and insert the following program code 7F5E597328. Note: this program code is assigned to TMC for our sole use in accessing this site. You may not share this number with anyone outside our organization.
- Place your order by credit card and it will be shipped to the location you have chosen. Orders will ship within 15 days of purchase.