Information Computing and Technology Services

MS Office 2013, 2010, 2007 (Windows) and 2011 (Mac)

Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff upgrade their ECU-purchased computer to Office 2013 or 2010 free of charge by visiting the ECU Download Center. Microsoft 2007 is also available through the Download Center. Office Professional Plus 2013 and Office Mac 2011 can be purchased by faculty and staff for work-at-home use through the Dowdy Student Store. See below for Campus Agreement details.
All enrolled students have an Office 365 Pro Plus subscription email, calendar, contacts, Lync communication, OneDrive storage services and the latest Office suite as follows:
  • Full Office suite download for up to five computers (Mac and Windows)
  • Office mobile - free mobile apps and five tablet downloads (not included in the five computer downloads)
  • Office on Demand - launch from OneDrive and stream Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or Access to any Windows computer

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Lync Messaging and Conferencing
Faculty, staff, students - Mac, Windows, mobile

Faculty/staff campus computers: Available as a free download from the ECU Download Center 

Faculty/staff home computers: Part of the work-at-home Office 2013 suite available at the Dowdy Student Store

Students: Free download through student email service (Office 365)

Mobile: Free downloads from the appropriate app store

Services include instant messaging on or off campus with other ECU users, video conferencing, online presentations, online collaboration (including sharing your desktop and programs online), document transfers, integration with ECU email/calendar and more.

Learn more by visiting the Lync page.

Expression Web Authoring
Faculty and staff campus computers/Windows

Faculty and Staff
Expression Web is an html Web authoring program from Microsoft that is available free of charge to ECU faculty and staff for use on their campus Windows computer. Visit Microsoft's Learn Expression Web page and access short video tutorials on using Expression Web. To download, visit the ECU Download Center. Must log in with a valid PirateID while on campus.
The Expression Web design suite and tutorials are available to students free of charge from DreamSpark, a Microsoft website, using their ECU e-mail address and passphrase.

Project and Visio

While not available for download, several Microsoft products are supported by ITCS:

Step 1. Departments may purchase a license through the Microsoft Select Plus Academic Agreement vendor, Dell:


Dell, Inc.
One Dell Way
RoundRock, TX 28682


Brent S. Lien

Step 2. After you purchase the license, request the software to be installed.  Submit the Microsoft Products Software request form located at and attached a copy of your PO as your proof of license purchase.  An ITCS Desktop Support Tech will contact you.

Step 3. For follow-up inquiries about your license order, please contact Monica Moore at

Server OS
Department Computers

A server assessment or consult should be submitted before purchasing Microsoft Server OS.  Please visit IT Purchasing for more information.

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Home Purchase Programs

The Dowdy Student Store offers Microsoft products to faculty and staff through the Work-At-Home licensing agreement.  Note that there is no free telephone support with either agreement.

Product List
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7 Ultimate Upgrade OS (64-bit)
  • Windows 7 Upgrade OS (32-bit)
  • Office 2013 Professional
  • Office Mac 2011

Please note the following:

  • Purchase is for work-related purposes only; non-university use is prohibited
  • Retirees are not eligible for this program
  • Valid ECU 1 Card required
  • Staff complete the Campus Agreement Work @ Home Acceptance form

Contact Us

ITCS Admin - 252.328.9000
IT Help Desk - 252.328.9866
IT Help Desk - 800.340.7081
Classroom Tech - 252.328.9830
ITCS Leadership - 252.328.9000

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