Microsoft Software for Faculty & Staff Personal Use

As part of the MSU Microsoft EES agreement, current MSU faculty and staff can purchase and download a copy of Windows 10/8.1 and Microsoft Office 2019/2016 at a discounted price ($14.99 for each) for personal use.

While ITS provides instructions for accessing this software to purchase/download, faculty and staff will need to reach out to OnTheHub support for any further assistance.

Note: This software is for use on personal computers. Do not install this software on MSU-inventoried computers.


Purchasing/Downloading Microsoft Software via OnTheHub

1. Go to

2. If you have already created an account, click Sign in using and your OnTheHub password, then proceed to step 7. Otherwise, click Register to create a new account.

Click sign in or register


3. Enter your email address for account verification, then click Continue.

organization email and continut


4. Complete the form with your Name and email address. When setting the password, we strongly recommend to create a password that is different than your NetPassword. Select your classification (Faculty or Staff) from the Group of which you are a member list. When done, click the box for I'm not a robot.

Account registration form with an I'm not a robot reCAPTCHA box.


5. When the reCAPTCHA shows a green check mark, click Register.

Register button


6. Once you click Register, you will be taken to a screen instructing you on how to verify your account. Go to your email and click the verification link.

Registered but not confirmed


7. Once verified, click Faculty/Staff to see available software.

(If the verification link doesn't take you back to the web store, please go to, click Sign in, then enter your and your OnTheHub password.)

Click Faculty/Staff


8. Click on the software you would like to purchase. Click the other tabs to see all available software in those categories.

9. Click Add to Cart and proceed to the shopping cart to complete your purchase and download.

add to cart


10. Follow the provided instructions to install and activate your purchased software.

If you need further assistance with downloading or installing Windows 10 Education, please see the help page for OnTheHub.

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