Service

Description: 

Two options are available.  Both options may be utilised.

Office 365 ProPlus:

  • Enjoy a full, installed Office experience across PCs, Macs, Windows tablets and iPad® and Android™ tablets, and most mobile devices. Each user can install Office on 5 PCs or Macs, 5 tablets/phones.
  • This option is in a pilot stage.
 

Office 2016:

  • Get a licensed copy of Office for your workstation at home.
Cost: 
Office 365 ProPlus is Free; Office 2016 is approximately R125 depending on the exchange rate.
This Service is Available to: 
Staff

Support

Operating System

Windows 7: 
Full
Windows 8: 
Full
Windows 10: 
Full
IOS: 
Full
Android: 
Excluded

Web Browser

IE: 
Excluded
Firefox: 
Excluded
Chrome: 
Excluded

Service Targets

Inclusions: 

With Office 365 you will always have the latest versions of the Office programs.

Prerequisites: 
  • You must have an active NWU#. 
  • For Office 365 ProPlus you have to connect to the Internet once every 90 days to verify that you are still eligible for the program.  If you don’t, your subscription will expire.

User Responsibilities

How to request this service: 

Office 365 ProPlus:

  • This option is in a pilot stage therefore you are requested to log a ticket or contact your IT Service Desk.
 

Office 2016:

To access the Microsoft Home Use Program Web site:

  1. Go to http://www.microsofthup.com/hupemea2/home.aspx?country_id=ZA
  2. Select the country to which you want your order to be shipped to and choose the language for viewing the order Web site.
  3. Enter your NWU e-mail address and click next. The site will forward you an e-mail with login details.
  4. Place your order online, and it will be shipped to the location you have chosen. Please note that a fulfilment fee will be charged to cover packaging, shipping, and handling costs.
How to report a problem with the service: 

Log a ticket or contact your IT Service Desk.