Obtain permission to acquire and use Microsoft products.
Function 1: Quotes.
Function 2: Administer Microsoft Campus Agreement.
Function 3: Administer Home Use Program.
It depends, for function 1 it is faculty staff and some associates, for function 2 it is users of state owned equipment, and for function 3 it is the users covered by Microsoft campus Agreement.
Microsoft products are a mainstay in most departments and units, thus this is an invaluable service in order to maintain the continuous operation of campus business.
All campus departments and units in addition to some Associate departments and units.
Give a summary of the back-end services that support this service
The main requirement is to be one of the Service Users. So, for function 1 this service is requested through the IT Service Center. Faculty, staff and Associates are main requestor for function 3 of this service.
Rates / Cost of Use
The cost for participating in the Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP) is outlined on the website:https://www.microsofthup.com Currently, faculty and staff can purchase one copy of Microsoft Office 2016, for either the Windows or Macintosh platforms, for $9.99.
A qualified users need to login using their eServices credentials to participate in Microsoft HUP.
This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week less internet downtime.