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Windows 10 Acquisition Options

Activation Type Eligibility Restriction Cost
RUAD (Active Directory) or KMS (Key Management System)  Available to all faculty and staff for computers managed by CCS or local IT departments
  • For on-campus computers, users must connect via ethernet and have VPN turned off.
  • For computers that are used off-campus, users must connect via VPN on a regular basis (every 3 months) to re-authenticate Windows 10 license
  • Recommended that Windows 10 be installed by CCS or local IT departments

Please contact the CCS Help Desk

Microsoft Work From Home (WFH) License Departmental / user purchased license for use on a non-Ryerson computer
  • User connects to Ryerson OnTheHub, external link website (a non- Ryerson University website) to purchase license for Microsoft Windows 10 Education.
  • Each user will receive an individual license key
  • Not supported by CCS

$18.99 user pays directly on the website to the vendor