If you qualify for this program, you can use Office 365 on up to 5 PCs or Macs (Yes, Macs) and you even get 1TB of OneDrive space as part of the package. You can find more details here.
Get Office 365 Free: How to get it
If you don’t happen to know if your school qualifies you to take advantage of this deal, you can go over to the Office in Education page and click on the Find out if you’re eligible button.
You’ll need to put in your school email address (with the .edu at the end) and, if you’re qualified, you’ll get an email at that address that looks a lot like the one below.
When you follow the link in the email, you will be asked to set up a name and password for your new Office 365 account.
If your school doesn’t qualify you to get Office 365 free as part of this deal, you’ll get a sorry message right away. (At least you don’t have to jump through a lot of hoops to find out).
So, I know that this offer isn’t specific to Surface owners but if you happen to be a student and a Surface owner, this is something you will definatly want to take advantage of since it really gives you an academic edge to have such a powerful tablet and the tools you need to succeed.
Tim Rolston is a professional geek with over 23 years of experience working in Information Technology and dealing with everything from large-scale storage to remote systems management and automation for organizations such as Texas Instruments, Mobil Oil, and the University of Michigan (where he was an Academic IT Director).
He co-founded JTRTech along with Joanna to realize his long-time dream of working for himself.