Sometimes finding time to meet for a group project can be harder than the project itself. To help out, Microsoft is now offering US college students (with .edu email address) three months subscription of Office 365 University and an additional 20 GB of SkyDrive storage for free (All SkyDrive users receive 7 GB of SkyDrive storage for free. So with an active Office 365 University subscription, you get a total of 27 GB of storage for free.). Plus, if you share the offer on Facebook, you’ll get an extra three months Subscription for free, totaling six months of Office 365 University without paying a penny.
This Offer commences at 12:00AM Pacific Standard Savings Time on March 11, 2013 and all Offer redemptions must be made via the Offer Site by 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time 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. Unfortunately, only U.S. students with .edu email addresses are eligible for this promotion. If you are not a U.S. student, you can only try Office 365 Home Premium free for 1 month or purchase the full package of office 365 University ($ 79.99 4-year subscription) if you’re eligible .
What is Office 365 University?
Office 365 University is a subscription for full- and part-time enrolled university and college students, faculty, and staff in accredited institutions. Alumni of these institutions are ineligible. The Office 365 University plan allows access on up to two PCs or Macs per account. The bundle comes with all the necessary tools to get those assignments done, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. You will also receive 20 GB online storage with SkyDrive and 60 Skype world minutes per month. This promotion is limited to students and gives you 3 months of Office 365 University for free.
What is SkyDrive?
SkyDrive is a service that enables you to upload files to cloud storage and then access them from a Web browser, PC or Mac, or devices—no manual syncing or cables needed. Use your SkyDrive storage and you’ll never be without the documents, notes, photos, and videos that matter to you. Just log on to a web browser, sign in to skydrive.com, and go to work viewing or editing.
How to get free 6 months Subscription of Office 365 University?
To take advantage of the free trial and get your free SkyDrive storage, visit the promo page, enter your .edu email address. You will then receive an email with instructions to finish your registration and get your 3 month subscription. If you can not find this email, please check your Junk email box or spam filter settings.
To get an extra 3 months of Office 365 University, you will need to share the offer on Facebook via the Share button after you enter your .edu email on. Then you will get an email with a link for an extra 3 months of Office 365 University. If you don’t do that immediately after redeeming your first 3 months, you may be asked to sign in with your Microsoft Account again.
Remember, you must have a valid e-mail address at a qualified U.S. educational institution geographically located in the United States which contains the domain suffix .edu to be eligible for this offer.