Microsoft and Adobe Software Information

Faculty and Staff

  • Site Licenses for Microsoft and Adobe software are available for purchase through Supply Management Services.
  • To request a site license, fill out the online request form through Supply Management Services.
  • SMS will put through a request to Information Services for installation on your behalf once the purchase is made.

Researchers

In the past, some research grants did not allow the purchase of Microsoft Office or .pdf writer software

  • Financial Services and the Research Office have confirmed that research grants can now be used for software purchases, when the computer they are being installed onto was also purchased with that grant.
  • Effective January 2021, Information Services is no longer providing software licenses for researchers.
  • To purchase a site license, fill out the online request form through Supply Management Services. They will put through a request to Information Services for installation on your behalf once the purchase is made.

Students

  • Unfortunately, the University of Regina is not able to provide Students with access to Microsoft Office or Adobe software.
  • Microsoft offers access to Office 365 online for educational use.
  • Students can also purchase Microsoft Office software at a reduced educational rate directly from Microsoft.
MSDNAA - Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA): Science and Engineering Students Only
  • Science and Engineering students have access to MSDNAA software.
  • MSDNAA provides educational access to some Microsoft operating system and development software.
  • This does not provide access to Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Outlook). 
  • You can download some MSDNAA software for free.
  • You will receive license keys in your U of R email.
  • Please only download software during off peak hours.