The MCA provides current UA faculty and staff departmental use of Mac and PC Enterprise Desktop products (Office Professional Plus and Windows OS) plus MS Visio and MS Project at no cost. Also available is the personal "Home Use" of products at a greatly reduced cost.
Visit http://uabookstore.arizona.edu/campuslicensing/staff/ for available products.
Backup Media is available for purchase through UA BookStores for an additional cost.
For Evaluation Licenses—please contact the UA BookStores Licensing Department: (520) 621-8897 for information.
UA Faculty and Staff are eligible for free subscriptions to Office 365 (Microsoft software in the cloud). Create your account at products.office.com/en-us/student and click on the Teachers tab. Use your firstname.lastname@example.org address.
to your Office 365 account at login.microsoftonline.com
(Office 365 does NOT use your NetID password; remember the password you used when creating the account.)
In addition faculty/staff have free access to Microsoft's IT Academy
. Develop your skills and knowledge of the latest programs by using these free, online tutorials. To learn more about the IT Academy along with instructions on how to access the courses, visit the IT Academy
Learn to develop your skills and knowledge of the latest programs by using Microsoft’s free, online eLearning tutorials.
How to access eLearning
2. Click on the Microsoft Sign In icon
3. Enter your Microsoft Live sign in credentials
4. On the Learner, Take Training section, click on the Take Training button
5. Access Code Redemption page will open
a. Check the I have read and accept the Data Sharing Notice check box
b. Enter the eLearning access code in the Access Code field
c. Enter your UA email address in the Work E-mail Address field
d. Click the Enter button on screen
Student employees that may require access to MS Visio and MS Project are eligible to download these products for a small fee.
University retirees are not eligible.