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Microsoft Home Use Program

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  • The Home Use Program (HUP) is an employee purchase program with Microsoft, for eligible faculty and staff of Fairleigh Dickinson University. The Home Use Program offers Microsoft 365 Family and Personal subscriptions, at a discounted rate for purchase. FDU faculty and staff members with a valid work email address will be able to begin the process of signing up for the Microsoft Home Use Program. Notification of your eligibility for the Microsoft HUP program will be emailed to your FDU email address inbox.

  • Microsoft 365 is a subscription-based service. The subscription includes premium Office applications, like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. 1TB of OneDrive cloud storage, advanced security features, and support from Microsoft experts are also included with the subscription. The Home Use Program offers two types of Microsoft 365 subscriptions at a discounted rate. 

    • Microsoft 365 Family – Includes subscription benefits mentioned above, for up to 6 people in your family. Discounted rate of 30%, $69.99 yearly or $9.99 monthly, usually $99.99 yearly. 

    • Microsoft 365 Personal – Includes subscription benefits mentioned above, for 1 person. Discounted rate of 30%, $48.99 yearly or $6.99 monthly, usually $69.99 yearly. 

  • Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 is available as a one-time purchase, which means you pay a single, up-front cost to get Office apps for one computer. One-time purchases are available for both PCs and Macs through the Microsoft Store link below. Be aware the one-time purchase price of Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 is not at a discounted rate and not part of the Microsoft Home Use Program affiliated with FDU.

    Microsoft Office Home & Student 2019 One-time Purchase >

    Microsoft 365 is a subscription-based service that includes collaborative, and up-to-date features in one seamless, integrated experience. Microsoft 365 subscriptions include the Office desktop apps that you are familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Subscriptions also include the latest features, fixes, and security updates along with ongoing tech support at no extra cost. You may choose to pay for your subscription on a monthly or yearly basis. The Microsoft 365 Family plan lets you share your subscription with your family for up to 6 people, and use your apps on multiple PCs, Macs, tablets, and phones. 

    More resources to help make your decision can be found by visiting: Difference between Microsoft 365 and Office 2019 >

  • 1. Sign up, by visiting Microsoft Home Use Program. Enter your FDU email address and click on the “Get started” button. 

    2. Validate if you are an eligible FDU employee of the HUP program. An email will be sent to your Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) email address inbox. Click on the link supplied to begin registration. 

    3. At the Sign-in/Sign-up page, use your personal Microsoft account associated with a personal email address. If you do not have a personal Microsoft Account, visit: How to create a Microsoft Account >

    NOTE: This personal Microsoft account will link to and display your eligible Microsoft HUP program savings, as well as be used to manage your Microsoft 365 subscription after purchase.

    4. You may now begin the purchase process by viewing the discounts available to you based on your Home Use Program benefit eligibility.

    5. After purchase completion of a Microsoft 365 Family or Personal subscription through the Microsoft Store, you will be able to download your Microsoft 365 subscription software to your personal device. The Microsoft 365 subscription software download will include the full suite of Office Professional Plus 2019 desktop applications. 

    For a more detailed overview of the employee buying process using the Microsoft Home Use Program, please review this PDF: Microsoft Home Use Program Guide for Employees >

  • NOTE: Use your personal Microsoft Account and password when completing the installation and login credentials for your Office software. This is the same personal Microsoft Account used to complete the registration and purchase process of the Microsoft Home Use program. Your FDU e-mail address and credentials should not be used.

    Install on Windows >

    Install on macOS >

For commonly asked questions about the Microsoft Home Use Program visit the link below:

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Purchasing Lenovo PC and Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

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The following PC laptop accessories for university-owned Apple MacBook Pro and Lenovo laptops may be purchased from our approved vendors. Please use the following PC laptop accessories list and vendor contact information below to help guide you when obtaining optional laptop accessories.

Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories

A/C Adapter for T14 or T14s Laptop

Only one A/C adapter will be provided with the new Lenovo laptops. If a user needs a second A/C adaptor they will need to order the part below. The A/C adapters for the current Lenovo laptops will not be compatible with the new models.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252 $54.99 from Lenovo
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$52.59 from CDW-G
A/C Power AdapterLenovo AC power adapter (USB Type-C)4X20M26252$54.99 from GovConnection.com
Prices are noted as of July 2022
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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsCost
Multi-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Universal USB-C Dock – This model is essential for connecting more than one external monitor to up to three external monitors. 40AY0090US1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort$204.40 from CDW-G
Multi-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Universal Thunderbolt 4 Dock – This model can connect one 8K display and up to four 4K display external monitors. 40B00135US1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort288.79 from CDW-G
Single and Dual-Monitor Docking StationLenovo ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock – This model supports a single external monitor setup or dual external monitor setups, up to two UHD 4K resolution monitors.40AF0135US2 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort$252.22 from CDW-G

Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.4X90S923811 HDMI, 1 VGA$82.28 from CDW-G
Prices are noted as of May 2023
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Keyboards

Keyboards will not need to be replaced for users that already have them. Users that are new to the PC laptop docking station setup may want to buy a wired USB keyboard. There are no IT requirements for purchasing keyboards; however, if users want to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wired USB KeyboardLenovo Preferred Pro II USB Keyboard – US English4X30M86879$26.17 from CDW-G
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Mice

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external wired USB mice; however, if a user wants to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
USB MouseLenovo Essential USB Mouse4Y50R20863$18.80 from CDW-G
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Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Combo

There are no IT requirements for purchasing an external wireless keyboard and mouse combo set; however, if a user would like to go with a basic model, they can order the below part number.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberCost
Wireless KeyboardLogitech MK850 Performance Keyboard and Mouse (wireless)920-008219$67.07 from CDW-G
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Monitors

Users ordering the ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen 2 Multi-Monitor Docking Station will need an accompanying monitor with at least an HDMI connection.

For users who already have a monitor and wish to use it with one of the new docking stations, your existing monitor will need to have either HDMI or Display Port (DP) connection. If your monitor only has Display Port (DP), you will need an HDMI to Display Port (DP) adapter. Users should check their current monitor connections for compatibility; if new monitors are required or desired, please choose from the list below.

AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsFeaturesCost
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T24i-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″63CFMAR1USHDMI, DisplayPort,
VGA
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$273.36 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T24v-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″63D8MAR3USHDMI, DisplayPort, VGABuilt-in Camera: Yes
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$290.69 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 24″ model to purchase if the Lenovo ThinkVision T24i-30, listed above, is unavailable or the user requires a built-in web camera
24″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision P24h-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 24″63B3GAR6USHDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$421.60 from CDW-G
24″ External MonitorLG UltraGear 24GQ50B-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″24GQ50B-BHDMI, DisplayPortBuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: No
$157.85 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision P27q-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 27″63A2GAR1USHDMI, DisplayPortBuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$394.66 from CDW-G. This monitor is the preferred 27″ model to purchase
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T27hv-30 – LED monitor – QHD – 27″63D6UAR3USHDMI, DisplayPort,
USB-C
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$546.74 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLenovo ThinkVision T27i-30 – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p)63A4MAR1USHDMI, DisplayPort, VGABuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$286.84 from CDW-G
27″ External MonitorLG 27BK430H-B – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 27″ – HDR27BK430H-BHDMI, VGABuilt-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: No
$160.74 from CDW-G
Prices are noted as of May 2023
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Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Accessories

A/C Power Adapters for 14-inch & 16-inch MacBook Pro
Accessory DescriptionPart NumberCost

A/C Power Adapter
Apple USB-C – Power Adapter –
96 Watt
MX0J2AM/A$63.19 from CDW-G

A/C Power Adapter
Apple Power Cable –
24 pin USB-C to MagSafe 3 – 6.6 ft
MLYV3AM/A$41.65 from CDW-G
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Docking Stations
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsCost
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHyperDrive Ultimate USB-C Hub – This model supports a single external monitor setup. One HDMI port supports video resolutions up to 4K at 30 Hz. Featuring three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, 1 USB Type-C Power Delivery port, one ethernet port, and one 3.5mm audio jack, plus SD and microSD card readers.HD30FGRAY1 HDMI, 1 Mini DisplayPort, 1 VGA$89.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred single monitor hub to purchase
Dual-Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER HyperDrive Viper 10-in-2 USB Type-C Hub (Space Gray) – This model is essential for connecting up to two external monitors. This hub provides two HDMI and three USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, as well as ports for Gigabit Ethernet, 3.5mm audio, and USB Type-C with 60W of power delivery. UHS-1 SD and microSD card readers are also present.HD392-GRAY2 HDMI$129.99 from CDW-G.
$129.99 from B&H.com. This model is the preferred dual-monitor hub to purchase
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHYPER Hyperdrive 4-In-1 USB Type-C HubThis model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 4K display at 60 Hz via the one HDMI port. Featuring two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 100W of pass-through power to your laptop or tablet.HD411 HDMI$59.99 from B&H.com. This model does not contain an ethernet port
Single Monitor Docking Station or HubHyperDrive 5-Port USB Type-C Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Supports a single 4K monitor at 60 Hz via the one HDMI port. Features two USB Type-A ports, one ethernet port, and one USB Type-C port to deliver up to 86W of power to your laptop or tablet.HDMB21 HDMI$84.59 from CDW-G
Single Monitor Travel Hub or Docking StationLenovo Powered USB-C Travel Hub This model supports a single external monitor setup. Features one ethernet port, one USB Type-A port, one USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port, and one USB-C power port.4X90S923811 HDMI, 1 VGA$82.28 from CDW-G
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Monitors
AccessoryDescriptionPart NumberInputsFeaturesCost
24″ External MonitorASUS ProArt PA247CV – LED monitor – Full HD (1080p) – 23.8″PA247CVHDMI, DisplayPort,
USB-C
Built-in Camera: No
Built-in USB Hub: Yes
$201.69 from CDW-G

You may also refer to the Lenovo PC Laptop Accessories – Monitors section above to make an external monitor choice selection for the Apple MacBook Pro.

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Accessories

USB Flash Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing USB flash drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about adhering to the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization, as indicated in the policy.

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External Hard Drives

There are no IT requirements for purchasing external hard drives. USB 3.0 is recommended. Users are reminded about the Written Information Security Program (WISP). No WISP-protected data may be placed on external devices without specific authorization as indicated in the policy.

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Printers / Scanners

For a current list of approved printers and scanners, please reach out to the Purchasing Department. Please remember that most printers don’t have USB printer cables included upon purchase.

Note

While most modern printers support wireless connectivity, wireless printing capabilities may not be enabled on any printer without the explicit authorization of the Director of Networking.

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FDU Purchasing

To purchase any of the laptop accessories listed above, please submit a PO to the Purchasing Department. Users need to get a quote from either vendor through the contact information below. Please reference the item numbers from the attached quotes. Unless stated otherwise, the products listed are currently available. Prices may vary. Other University approved vendor reseller information and common products that departments may be interested in purchasing can be found by visiting:

Departments should consolidate orders as much as possible. There is no additional discount for quantity. Departments should designate the ‘ship to’ to their respective department. Vendors’ contact information is listed below.

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Sample Purchase Order (PO) Quotes

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View the Sample PO quotes to help guide you when obtaining your own quote prior to submitting to the Purchasing Department.

Lenovo:

Attn: Jeremiah Pope
Email: jpope@lenovo.com

SAMPLE Lenovo PO Quote

CDW-G:

Vinny Nariyani
Email: vinnnar@cdwg.com

and

Joe Masulli
Email: joemasu@cdwg.com

SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 1
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 2
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 3
SAMPLE CDW-G PO Quote Page 4

GovConnection, Inc.

Eric Hadler
Email: eric.hadler@connection.com

SAMPLE GovConnection, Inc. PO Quote

B&H Photo:

1-800-947-8003
newjersey@bandh.com

SAMPLE B&H PO Quote
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