The University of Arizona

Software License

The Office of the CIO offers a variety of public domain, bulk purchase, and site-licensed software to the University of Arizona community. Distribution of free or 'low cost' software is available to UA faculty, staff and/or students. For a list of current software offerings visit the UA Software License website.
  • Centralized location for information on current or new software license programs on campus
  • Achieve the best possible pricing and licensing options
  • Ensure compliancy of the software license contracts and processes

Microsoft Campus Agreement Renewal July 1, 2012

Learn more by visiting the MCA webpage.


The student licenses covered under the Microsoft® Campus Agreement (MCA) enable UA students to download one copy of the current version of Microsoft Office (for a PC or Mac) and one copy of Microsoft Windows upgrade (for a PC or Mac) at no charge. Students are also eligible to download new product releases and upgrades when they become available.

Go to the UA Bookstore Student licensing page and click on the download button. 

Here are instructions on how to navigate the download process.


In addition to the tremendous benefit the MCA provides to our students, the MCA provides current UA faculty and staff departmental use of Mac and PC Enterprise Desktop products (Office Professional Plus and Windows 7 OS) plus MS Visio and MS Project at NO COST.  Also available is the personal 'Home Use' of products at a greatly reduced cost.

Go to the UA Bookstore Faculty/Staff licensing page for downloads and to learn more.

How to Access or Request 

Download with a valid UA NetID, or checkout from specific locations. Visit the University of Arizona Software Licensing website. 

For Support and Assistance 

24/7 IT Support Center (520) 626-TECH (8324)

Service Location 

UA Site License Website: University of Arizona Software Licensing