Hamilton College subscribes to the Microsoft Campus Agreement volume licensing program for the Microsoft Office applications used on campus (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). This agreement includes “Work at Home” rights for Office according to the following terms and conditions:
"Faculty and staff who are licensed to use the particular product at school, have the right to run one copy of that product on a home PC that they own or lease for school-related purposes only. (Microsoft Campus and School" v.3.2b, 2004).
Your DVD is good for two installations: the original installation on your home machine and a reinstall if necessary.
Please do not use this DVD to install Microsoft Office on your college-owned computer.
Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86- or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
Memory: 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit); 2 gigabytes (GB) RAM (64-bit)
Hard Disk: Minimum 3.0 gigabytes (GB) available
Display: Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX10 graphics card
and a 1024 x 576 or higher resolution monitor
Operating System: Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) or Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
Disk Drive: DVD drive
Note: Office 2013 does not run on the Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows XP or older operating systems.
On the back of the DVD sleeve you will find a 25 character alphanumeric code called a product key, similar to the one shown below. Keep this product key in a safe place, it is a unique code needed to install Office and to verify your license with Microsoft.
Before installing Office 2013, you must uninstall any older versions of Microsoft Office currently installed on your computer. If you do not have an older version of Office on your computer, skip ahead to the Install Office 2013 section. If you do have an older version of Office on your computer, uninstall it as follows:
The installation process for Office 2013 has been simplified greatly and only requires minimal user interaction.