Microsoft Student Discount Offer is a campaign from MS in order to help students in saving money and get products like MS Office, Laptops, XBOX, Windows Phone and more for a discounted price.
There are lots of offers provided by various organizations to help students with their education. Students get a lot of attractive discounts to help them purchase materials needed for their studies and save some money at the same time with discounts.
Microsoft provides amazing offers under the Microsoft Student Discount Offer to help students with their studies.
Many of the software by Microsoft are quite helpful for students to complete projects, do home work, make presentations etc. Students using a PC might have to purchase paid software in order to make the best use of their computer. They might also have to buy laptops in order to use it within the college or school. The laptops will make things easier for you in storing projects and assignments and work with it right inside the college campuses.
A lot of money is needed in order to purchase all this, however using the Microsoft student discount offer students can cut down on spending a lot of money.
Check out these cool Microsoft deals for Students: http://www.microsoft.com/student/en-us/Deals/default.aspx
There are offers for MS software and hardware as well; there are offers for X-Box, Kinect, Laptops, X-Box Live Gold Membership etc.
Check out the Microsoft Student Store right now to get some good deals!
Microsoft Student Discount Offers:
There are numerous Microsoft student discount offers, some that help you with studies and some that let you have a little fun as well.
For instance, for the students in the United States, Microsoft is currently offering the Office University 2010 (which is the complete package Microsoft office tools like, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint etc) for a discounted price of just US $99.99. Microsoft Office for students can be useful in preparing presentations and also to complete school projects.
Here’s another irresistible offer that they provide, you will get an X-Box 360 for free, with the purchase of a college laptop worth US $699 or more.
If you already have an X-Box you can get ‘Kinect’ for it in a discounted price as well, the actual price for Kinect is US$ 249.99 but under the Microsoft student discount, students can get it for a much cheaper price of US$ 149.99.
Microsoft Student Discount Eligibility:
All of these and more offers can be availed by only eligible students.
A few major things are looked into to check if you are eligible to avail these offers.
Here’s the eligibility criteria for students located in the Unites States:-
- The student’s academic institution should be located within the United States.
- Students should have a valid proof of admission to their institution (like an ID card) and must be able to provide that proof to Microsoft or the vendor at the time of purchase.
- The student has to be enrolled in a minimum of 5 course credit hours in his/her institute of education.
- Students must also verify eligibility online by completing the student eligibility process. A Windows LIVE ID is required to complete the process.
These offers are not limited to students only in the US. Offers similar to this are available for students in several other countries as well, like Spain, Italy, Denmark, Portugal etc. To check if Microsoft student discount is available for your country, simply logon to your local Microsoft website (or change location after entering the site) and check for it.
Microsoft Student Discount Limitations:
There are a few things that you need to know with regards to purchasing products under the Microsoft Student discount. There is a limitation to the number of software licenses each student can buy; eligible students can only purchase a maximum of three software keys in a year. There are certain limitations on hardware purchases as well; however it differs on each product. Every hardware offer will have a different limit set to it.
Do contact the Microsoft customer service if you have any questions about these offers.
This is a splendid offer provided to students by Microsoft. Even if students are running on Mac OS, there are some offers given on certain software that might run on the Mac OS, like the Office for Mac University 2011. This indeed is a great way for students to save some money and gets products at a discounted price from Microsoft.
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