The Microsoft software campus EES agreement provides licenses as a common good to CU-Boulder faculty and staff for select Microsoft products and upgrades. The agreement will be negotiated on an annual basis and is expected to be renewed for the foreseeable future.
There is no direct departmental cost for using the EES. The EES provides software and licenses to the campus as a common good with the expectation that this will reduce the total amount of money the campus spends on Microsoft software and licenses.
At this time the EES is for CU-Boulder campus faculty (including teaching assistants and Emeritus faculty) and staff (including student employees).
Yes, the EES can be used by student employees on university-owned computers.
Yes, as long as the computers are university owned.
EES work-at-home software is available for university work on a personally owned computer (not purchased with university funds). Work-at-home products must be downloaded by individual faculty or staff members and burned onto a blank disc. The agreement stipulates that work-at-home software cannot be provided to customers; however, if you need assistance burning a disc, please contact the IT Service Center.
No. Signing of the Campus Agreement does not change the terms of departmental Select contracts; however, it should be noted that the Campus Agreement is expected to be renewed for the foreseeable future as it is a continuing budget item.
No. Since the license keys are not bundled in our software installers, you can continue to use your own software. But, for all new installations, you should use our license key.
Software can be downloaded from CU-Boulder’s Microsoft software campus EES agreement download website. Login with your IdentiKey, and click on Download Software. The Microsoft software campus EES agreement website is where you can also get license keys. For additional support sources and alternatives to downloading the software, refer to the Help section.
No. Keys will be obtained from a website. It will be important for each individual customer to log in to the license space to agree to the license agreement and obtain their license key. Learn how to obtain product keys.
No it is not. Review the list of software and CALs that are included.
No. However, the EES does include Client Access Licenses (CALs), for faculty and staff to use your server software. Review the list of CALs.