The Microsoft Faculty and Staff Advantage program is a cloud based software subscription for Office 365 ProPlus available to all Trent staff and faculty.
What does Office 365 ProPlus include?
A digital download of Office 365 ProPlus to install on PC/Mac for up to 5 devices
Are there any additional costs for users?
No -- it is provided under the University's Microsoft Office 365 Education plan at no additional cost, as long as you are an active Trent employee.
How do I access free Office 365 ProPlus?
It is available through the MyTrent portal>Services>IT Services>Microsoft Staff Advantage
What other option do I have?
The Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) is the alternative which provides a significantly discounted option to Trent employees with an on-going license key that remains active, should your employment with the University end. Should you choose this option, keep track of the license key as the IT Service Desk cannot assist without it.