The Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) enables Army Soldiers, Civilians, and Contractors the authorization to purchase Microsoft Office 2016 at a reduced rate. PLEASE READ information directly below before clicking microsofthup link.
Office 2016 is NOT compatible with Windows Vista, XP, or Mac OS X 10.9.x (or older). Your computer MUST have Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Mac OS Sierra (10.12.x), OS X El Capitan (10.11.x), or OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) to install and use it.
The latest contract award changed the process where is requires a program code and is now only authorized for Army personnel.
NOTE: You will need to login to your CHESS account, if you don't have an account, sign up for one.
Once you've signed up for an account, click this link https://chess.army.mil/Static/MSLicenses again. Scroll down the page to the section titled: "Home Use Program (HUP) Benefit." Copy the Program code, and have it ready when going to the microsofthup link below:
Select United States [if not already entered], then enter your official DoD Enterprise Email address (@mail.mil) into the "Your work email" field and click Submit >
Paste / enter the program code you copied above into the "Enter your organization's program code" box and click Submit >
With DISA not allowing active hyperlinks in emails that are not coming from another @mail.mil, your email will look something like this:
You need to carefully highlight the web address in the blue box (starting with https:// and ending with =US), copy it, then paste it into a new tab in your web browser.
The rest of the process should be self-explanatory
Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 is only compatible with Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 and will cost $9.95 (plus tax in some states). This version includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, and Skype for Business. This is a single user license that can only be installed on ONE (1) Windows computer (you are only authorized to purchase one copy through this special promotion). If you need more than one (1) copy (or have more than one computer), consider Office 365 from one of the links below. Office 365 will allow installation on up to Five (5) computers (including Macs).
Microsoft Office:mac Home & Business 2016 is only compatible with Mac OS Sierra (10.12.x), OS X El Capitan (10.11.x), and OS X Yosemite (10.10.x) and will cost $9.95 (plus tax in some states). This version includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote.
Free Microsoft Office online training from Microsoft here
Options for personnel who do not qualify for the Home Use Programs above:
Purchase Office 365 Home Premium (Annual subscription)
Office 365 is NOT compatible with Windows Vista or older versions of Windows. It is also not compatible with Mac OS X 10.9.x and older.
You MUST HAVE Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Mac OS Sierra (10.12.x), OS X El Capitan (10.11.x), or OS X Yosemite (10.10.x).
|Your Military Exchange (PX / BX / NEX / MCX) offers Microsoft's Military Appreciation Edition for $69.99 per year and Sometimes on sale for less|
|Amazon offers Office 365 with a varying price|
|Microsoft charges $99.99 per year, or $9.99 per month|
Office 365 University for $79.99 is available to full- and part-time enrolled students, faculty, and staff of qualified, accredited higher education institutions [with a valid .edu email address]. Alumni of these institutions are not eligible.
Qualified, accredited higher education institutions include Universities, Polytechnic schools, and Institutes of Technology, as well as other tertiary-level institutions, such as colleges and vocational schools that award academic degrees or professional certifications. Restrictions vary by country. Find out if your eligible.
This version of Office 365 is a 4 year subscription - (not just a 1 year like above) The PC version includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher, Access. The Mac version includes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook. Both versions include: 1 TB (Terabyte) of OneDrive cloud storage, plus 60 Skype minutes of calling per month to mobile phones and landlines. Compatible only with Windows 7 and newer PCs, or Mac OS X 10.10 and newer Mac computers.
If you want or need Windows 10, look here for links
Microsoft Military Deals
Various hardware and software discounts