Microsoft’s new range of office suite, Office 2013 and Office 365 are already released. To promote the new Office 365 office suite, Microsoft has started a brand new campaign. The campaign specifically targets students who might want to give Office 365 University a try. Through this special promotion, Microsoft is offering Office 365 University three-month trial and an extra 20 GB of SkyDrive storage absolutely free of cost.
How to get Office 365 Free for 3 months?
If you are a student and you have an .edu email address issued by your university, simply follow the steps below to take advantage of the promotion.
- First, visit the special promotion page at www.officeforstudents.com.
- Now, on the page, simply enter your .edu email address and press the big blue button that says “Redeem Offer.”
- After you do that, you just need to share the offer on Facebook.
- Microsoft will then send you an email with a link which will give you extra 3 months of Office 365 University edition.
If you don’t own an .edu email account, you don’t have any other option to redeem the offer. You can only register for the standard trial of Office 365 Home Premium which is valid for 1 month only. You can go through all the official terms and conditions of the Microsoft Office 365 University and SkyDrive Offer here (Web Archive link, original post is not available anymore). Below is an excerpt of the offer description:
All eligible students are entitled to a three-month Microsoft Office 365 University subscription by entering and submitting their qualifying .edu email address on the Offer redemption web site located at: OfficeForStudents.com (“Offer Site”). After submission the eligible student will receive an email with their redemption code and instructions to activate the three-month Microsoft Office 365 University subscription.
If an eligible student shares the Offer on Facebook they will be eligible for an additional consecutive three-month Microsoft Office 365 University subscription. To share via Facebook, the user must visit the Offer Site enter and submit their qualifying .edu email address, then click the share link, log into their Facebook account and share the Offer. After sharing the eligible student will receive an email with their redemption code and instructions to activate the additional consecutive three-month Microsoft Office 365 University subscription.
The offer starts at 12:00 AM PST (Pacific Standard Savings Time) on March 11, 2013. All offer redemption must be made via the Offer Site by 11:59 PM (PST) on May 12, 2013 or while supplies last at which time the Offer ends. Redemption codes must be used no later than May 12, 2014.