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Microsoft Office Home Use Program

EKU employees are eligible to participate in Microsoft's Software Assurance Home-Use Program (HUP). This program enables EKU employees to get a licensed copy of both Project Professional 2019 and Visio Professional 2019 at the cost of $14.99/each on your home computer.

Under the Home-Use Program, EKU employees who are users of qualifying applications at work (e.g., Office Enterprise) may acquire a licensed copy of the corresponding Home-Use Program software (e.g., Office Enterprise) to install and use on a home computer. EKU employees may continue using HUP software while employed at EKU and as long as the corresponding software used at work has active Software Assurance coverage.

Microsoft Office is available free to all current EKU students/faculty/staff on up to 5 devices via their EKU Microsoft login.

To access the Microsoft Home Use Program Web site:

  1. Log in to the EKU Secure Technology Purchasing Site page to secure required code for purchase
  2. Browse under the Software section (toward the bottom)
  3. Take note of the ten-character program code
  4. Click the Login Page link
  5. Enter your EKU employee email address, and insert the program code
  6. Check your EKU email for a message from "Microsoft HUP" containing a "Buy Now" link

Software available through MS HUP as of January 9, 2019:

Important information from

  • Eligible employees are allowed to purchase a single license of Project Professional 2019 and Visio Professional 2019. Additionally, if part of their organization's Software Assurance benefits, employees may purchase any one of the other products available on the Microsft Home Use Program page when they login.
  • Internet access is required to install and activate all the latest releases of Office suites.
  • Returns are not allowed.