Access a Windows 11 or Windows 10 license key


Windows 11 or Windows 10 Education

UNH Information Technology has negotiated access of Microsoft Windows operating systems at no additional cost for use by the entire campus.

UNH Students can install Windows 11 or Windows 10 on computers they own. UNH faculty and staff can install Windows on University-owned computers, but not personally-owned computers. The OS can be used by any person on the UNH campus whose computer meets the specifications for the particular OS. In addition, you must have a properly configured campus network connection to your computer, including computers connected to the UNH Wired Ethernet Network and UNH-Secure wireless network. To download off-campus, ensure your internet connection is robust and that you are conected to the UNH Pulse Secure VPN (see Pulse Secure VPN - Installation Instructions ). If you have questions about network connections, please contact the IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242.

To access the Windows Operating System, employees should follow the steps at Windows Education is available to Faculty and Staff.  Students should follow the instructions below:



1. Go to:



2. In the top right hand corner, click Register.



3. Enter your UNH Email Address.


4. Account Registration: Follow the instructions on the page and enter your information.

Make sure you select "student" as the group to which you are affiliated!


5. Check "I'm not a robot" click Register.


6. A confirmation email will be sent to your UNH email.

If you do not receive an email, resend the confirmation email.


It can take a few minutes for this email to come through, so please be patient.


7. In your Inbox, open this email.


8. Click on the link provided.




9. This page will open. On the left side, click on "Microsoft"

Be aware that as you go through this process, the system will prompt you to purchase other services/software. These other services / software are NOT free, and you will be charged for them at check out!

When it is time to check out, you should have a zero ($0) balance.

10. Choose Microsoft Windows 11 or Windows 10 Education (Multilanguage) -- Download

Add this to your cart.



11. Check Out.


12. Enter your UNH email as your username, and type your name the same way it is written below the box and click Accept.

13. Proceed with your order.

14. Right click and copy this product key. You will need this later.

15. Open your email, and send yourself an email with the product key included in the text area.

You can now:

  • Purchase the Parallels product and have two operating systems on your Macintosh, or
  • Use Bootcamp and have two operating systems on your Macintosh, or
  • Upgrade from another version of Windows OS
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Article ID: 1639
Fri 7/19/19 6:14 PM
Tue 9/19/23 10:21 AM
Applicable Institution(s):
University of New Hampshire (UNH)