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.

Trouble logging in?

Contact the IT Services Call Center.
In Anchorage: (907) 786-4646
Toll Free: (877) 633-3888

Login Information

This website utilizes your UA Username (example: jesmith2) as part of its verification process. 

If you do not know what your UA Username is please visit and select Option 1 or Option 2. You must have an active job assignment in Banner in order for this website to verify your eligibility.

If you are a new hire to the University, please wait 24 hours after your assignment has been entered in Banner before using this site.