Stanford students can receive one free license for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 compatible with Windows 7 and 8/8.1. Here are some details:
•You can download it on any one machine
•You can keep the software indefinitely (i.e. doesn't matter when you graduate!).
•The suite includes: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, and Lync
•Coming soon: free licenses of DreamSpark (software and development tools)
Instructions for download:
1.Go to softwarelicensingstore.stanford.edu (and sign in using your Stanford account if necessary)
2.Click the top right gray tab "Personal Purchase Software"
3.Search for/ select Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
4.Add to Cart
5.Choose whether the license is for yourself or someone else
7.Follow instructions of download
8.If you have any troubles downloading, file a HelpSU ( http://helpsu.stanford.edu/).