Microsoft Store Education Offer

These are the terms and conditions that apply to transactions at a Microsoft Education Store. Please remember by placing an order or making a purchase at a Microsoft Store, you agree to the terms set forth below along with Microsoft’s Privacy Statement and Terms of Use and Sale.


Individuals eligible to purchase from the Microsoft Education Store include faculty, staff, students and parents as follows:

K-12 Faculty/Staff- Any employee of a public or private K-12 institution in the United States (including Puerto Rico) is eligible, including home-school teachers. In addition, school board members who are currently serving as elected or appointed members are eligible. Parent Teacher Association (PTA) or Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) executives currently serving as elected or appointed officers are also eligible.

Higher Education Faculty/Staff/Students - Faculty and staff of Higher Education institutions in the United States; and students attending, or accepted into a Higher Education institution in the United States are eligible to purchase. Purchases from the Microsoft Education Store are not for institutional purchase or resale.

Parents - Parents purchasing on behalf of their child, who is a student currently attending or accepted into a public or private K-12 or Higher Education institution in the United States (including Puerto Rico), are eligible to purchase.

Institutions are not eligible for this offer.

Purchase Limits and Quantity

Faculty, Staff and Students purchasing from the Microsoft Education Store may have limited quantities of items that they can purchase per academic school year. Offer only valid on select products. Limited quantities may be available. May not be combinable with other offers. Limit of 1 item per order. Bulk orders not valid and may be cancelled.

Also, all products may not be available at student pricing and some limitations may apply. Offer excludes Xbox One consoles, Xbox 360 consoles, Xbox Live, Xbox console Games, Blue Label PCs, Windows phone with contract, refurbished products, Office 365 University, and services. Some products are only available for higher education students, and may require additional student eligibility verification and confirmation at checkout to complete your order.

Finally, Microsoft Store education offers are not valid on prior orders or purchases, and cannot be transferred or otherwise redeemed for cash or coupon code.

Pricing and Price Reductions/Corrections

With regards to pricing, Microsoft reserves the right to change prices for products displayed at/on the Microsoft Store at any time, and to correct pricing errors that may inadvertently occur.

The Microsoft Store reserves the right at any time after receiving your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. If Microsoft cancels an order after you have already been billed, Microsoft will refund the billed amount.

If you purchase an auto-renewal subscription (i.e. Office 365) at a discounted price through the Microsoft Education Store, the subscription will renew at the full price. Please see our Subscription Auto Renewal Policy for more information.

No Resale; Consumers Only

The Microsoft Store sells and ships products to end-user customers only. You may not purchase products at the Microsoft Store for resale, and we reserve the right to refuse or cancel your order if we suspect you are doing so.

U.S. Sales Only

The Microsoft Store education offer is valid only in the United States (including Puerto Rico). Note that Microsoft products may subject to U.S. and foreign export control laws and regulations and must be purchased, sold, exported, re-exported, transferred, and used in compliance with such export laws and regulations.

Audit Rights

Microsoft may routinely audit the purchases of customers at the Microsoft Education Store to insure that that all purchase conditions have been observed. If Microsoft discovers you have made a false representations of eligibility or that a customer does not meet the purchase conditions, you authorize Microsoft:

  • For credit card orders, to charge to your credit card the difference between the amount you paid for the delivered goods and the price that Microsoft charged the general public for the same goods at the Microsoft Store, in effect on the date that you place your order; and
  • For Gift Card, cash, or other payment means, the Microsoft Store will (a) invoice the difference between the amount that you paid for the products and the price that Microsoft charged the general public for the same goods at the Microsoft Store, payable in fifteen days from the date of the invoice, and (b), should you fail to pay the invoice when due, Microsoft may institute legal action against you in a court of competent jurisdiction, with the prevailing party entitled to attorneys' fees.

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