IT Related Purchases for At Home Use

The following Microsoft and McAfee software benefits are provided to KCTCS students and employees.


Microsoft has a new software benefits program in place for faculty/staff, in addition to the existing Work at Home (WAH) program. The Home Use Program (HUP) allows employees to purchase select software directly from Microsoft for personal use on personally owned computers. Overview of each program:

Home Use Program

  • Office 2007 or Office Mac 2008, Sharepoint Designer and Project Home.
  • Operating Systems are not included. More products should be available in the future.
  • Personal use 100% allowed, provided user is actively employed by KCTCS.
  • Faculty/staff order from Microsoft via HUP website and is shipped directly to them.
  • Employees can login at for ordering details.
  • Students are excluded from this program.

Work at Home

  • Office 2007 or Office Mac 2008 and Windows XP or Windows Vista.
  • Personal use is not allowed - intended for KCTCS business related purposes only.
  • WAH media is purchased from Dell by college IT dept. and sold to faculty/staff.
  • Students are excluded from this program

McAfee Anti-Virus:

  • VirusScan Plus (McAfee Security Center, VirusScan, Personal Firewall & Site Advisor) is now available for download from the KCTCS website.
  • Both faculty/staff and students are allowed to download and install VirusScan Plus on personally owned computers.
  • Login at to download.

Students and employees may also purchase discounted software through the KCTCS bookstores via the links above.