My understanding is that there are two programs - "Work at Home" and "Home Use Program".
The Home Use Program does require your institution to have Software Assurance and employees must pay a nominal fee for the disk and license as you described but for the Work at Home program "Academic institutions that have acquired licenses through Microsoft Academic Volume Licensing programs may grant to their faculty and staff the right to use a second copy of a limited selection of products on either a home or portable computer for work-related purposes."
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>>> Raymond Ballou <[log in to unmask]
> 10/13/2011 8:39 AM >>>
this was new to me or long forgotten.
I had asked ASAP about an employee purchase and was told that isnt possib=
Patrick said the school could buy a WAH license for $6.50
Each WAH license requires a physical media which costs $6.50
10 employees, 10 media =3D $65.00
The employee has to have a license for Office 2010 at their desk at work =
qualify for WAH at home.
Logically, in my mind that would exclude employees with laptops, but I di=
ask that specific question.
I am also unsure about a mac version for WAH, the quote doesnt indicate O=
a few questions he answered below.
If anyone else has done this please chime in, I dont have the media yet a=
will reply if my expereince differs from what I noted here.
This isnt an option for students, he said students need to 'purchase thro=
bookstores' not sure what he meant by that.
WAH is for the Work at Home use. The license it counts against is the lic=
for the individuals work station.
For Work at Home you do need to order a media disc for each person wantin=
to take advantage of the program.
You would need a WAH for each person that wants to use it at home.=20
Students cannot come direct to us to purchase.