Coronavirus information

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Alaska Anchorage has taken steps to protect the health and safety of our campus community. Visit the University of Alaska Coronavirus Information website to learn how UAA and the university system are responding to this situation. Find links to communications, policy guidance, resources and information about the university's community restrictions, which apply to all faculty, staff and students. The UAA Student Health and Counseling Center remains open at this time to serve UAA students. For information about COVID-19 symptoms and current health recommendations, visit the CDC website and the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services.

Microsoft Home Use Program

As a benefit to UA employees, qualified faculty and staff with valid UA identity credentials are eligible to purchase Microsoft products for both work- and personal purposes to be used on their personally owned computers at significant discounts. 


ONLY to regular/term/adjunct faculty or regular/term/temporary staff. Student employees, graduate student employees, and emeritus faculty are not presently eligible for Microsoft's Home Use Programs.

Available Software

Microsoft Office & Office for Mac

For up-to-date information on the availability of the Home Use Program software, please visit

Procedure Highlights

  • Employees verify that they are current UA employees, and be provided with directions for accessing a Microsoft software purchase site.
  • Products may be purchased at significant discounts (typically $9.95 per product).
  • At this time, the Windows operating systems are unavailable for purchase.
  • Software may be used for personal or work purposes as long as the employee remains employed by UA.


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