With more features than Home or Pro, Windows 10 Education is Microsoft’s most robust version. Enjoy an improved Start menu, digital assistant Cortana, the new Edge browser, enhanced security, and more.

For University owned computers or departmental requests, including installation on computer labs or multi-user stations, please contact OU IT.

Faculty and Staff may purchase Windows 10 Work at Home (WAH), which may be installed on personal machines for the purpose of conducting University related work. This version may be purchased from

Eligible students may also download Windows operating systems through or from their college Azure Dev Tools for Teaching site.


This software is free to install on university owned machines.

Faculty and staff may purchase a Windows 10 Work at Home (WAH) version for the personal machines for $14.99 through This version is intended to be used for conducting university related business on personal machines.


Current Windows Operating Systems are available for home usage purchase for faculty and staff with active OU accounts. Windows is available for faculty and staff for free for work usage. Select students in qualifying colleges may also download Windows through or Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. Windows Education is also available for install on University owned machines.

Windows Operating Systems are licensed for teaching, learning, academic research and administrative purposes. The University currently provides licenses for the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 10 Education


Windows 10 Education provides powerful learning experiences with a wide range of tools for education. The education-ready Windows Store has a broad selection of apps to provide rich resources for researching, teaching, and learning. Windows devices allow for powerful multi-tasking, live collaboration (OneNote, OneDrive, Office 365). Windows 10 also includes strong malware resistance with Device Guard and protects data with BitLocker.

For more information on this software, see the developer's website.

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