Faculty/Staff MCA Software

ITS offers the Work At Home program (through The USG Technology Store, formerly SRS) to benefit UWG faculty and staff as a part of UWG's Microsoft Campus Agreement. The Work At Home program allows current faculty and staff to purchase at a discount, install, and use Microsoft Office and selected Windows Operating Systems at home for campus-related work. You can request this software here.

Students MCA Software

Who Can Participate:

Actively enrolled UWG students. "Actively Enrolled" refers to students who are enrolled for a regular semester term. For example, enrollment in a Continuing Education course alone will not qualify you to participate in the MCA subscription. If a faculty/staff member is also enrolled as a student at the university, licensing is based on their primary assignment within the university. (If you are unsure if you are eligible, contact the Helpdesk at 678-839-6587.)

How You Participate:

NOTICE: You will need to use your name@my.westga.edu email account to download software.

  1. Be sure your system meets the minimum requirements for the software you wish to obtain. (System requirements can be found here)
  2. To download software from SRS: Click Here to access the guide. Click Here to go to the SRS site for the software.

You may install your own software or you may have a SITS technician perform the installation for you. You will be required to show your ID and sign the necessary release forms. If you want SITS to install your software you also need to bring in your 25 character product key for each software program you want installed. Product keys are displayed in red at the end of the registration process at the onthehub.com. If you install the software yourself you must activate your software with the 25 character product key after installation.

SITS hours are:

  • Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm

(Summer hours may vary) But are typically:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm
  • Friday: 10am-1pm

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Microsoft Campus Agreement (MCA) is an annual licensing program specifically created to address the unique software needs of higher education institutions. Because of its innovative design which licenses users rather than computers, Campus Agreement is an optimal choice for institutions looking to streamline and economize their software distribution. Campus Agreement also allows faculty/staff*  and students to subscribe to select Microsoft products for a 12-month period and have access to current updates at a significantly reduced cost. This makes it an affordable and efficient platform from which to standardize programs in order to enhance productivity.

*NOTE: Employees who are non-computer users, such as maintenance or food service staff, may be excluded from the faculty and staff counts. If a faculty/staff member is also enrolled as a student at the university, licensing is based on their primary assignment within the university.

 

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