Microsoft Windows 10 or 11 Upgrade


Student and Faculty access to Microsoft Windows 10 and 11





Can I upgrade to Windows 10 or 11?


  • Students may obtain Windows 10 or 11 for free by creating a Microsoft Azure Dev Tools account
  • University-owned devices are eligible/licensed for Windows Operating System under our Microsoft Campus Agreement as an upgrade only
    • You may upgrade any Microsoft OS purchased with the computer
    • You may not use these licenses to put Windows on a machine which was purchased without an Operating System, or with a no-cost operating system such as freeDOS or Linux
    • If the computer was not purchased with a Microsoft OS, you must first purchase a Microsoft OS license before you can upgrade via the U-M licenses
    • Apple Macintosh users may use these Microsoft licenses to create a Windows machine on their university-owned Mac via Parallels or Boot Camp

Full information on Windows Operating System availability is here:

Additional Information

Faculty and staff can purchase Windows 10 or 11 for personally-owned computers directly from Microsoft: or other authorized dealers.

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.




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