How to download software in Microsoft Azure

These instructions are on how to download Windows, Project, Visio, Visual Studio, and other software for Clemson students.

You can access your account at

Click on the blue Sign in button on the right side of the page.  A Microsoft box will appear, fill in your Clemson and click Next. Select Work or school account. You will get a Clemson Login page. Fill in your Clemson and your Clemson password.  Click Sign in. You will be asked if you want to Stay signed in (optional). Next you may have to do an academic verification. Fill in Clemson University as School name. You may have to click on Verify academic status. You might also have to do a text message or phone call verification.

Once you are logged in, follow the instructions below for finding software downloads.

Click on Software. 

Here are the steps to download and install an application.

  1. Select the software you want to install or type the name of the software in the Search box.
  2. Click on the View Key button and copy the Product key to the clipboard.  
  3. Click on Download and then open or save the file. If you save the file, you will find it in your Downloads folder.
  4. To complete the installation, open the file and click on Setup.
  5. The first time you start the application, it may ask for the Product Key that you copied. Paste it in.  
  6. It may ask you to Activate Office. If it does, click Accept and Start


Azure is only available for students.  Employees can purchase a license for some software not included in their MS license on this page:


If you have more questions, email or call 864-656-3494.


Article ID: 897
Created: September 24, 2019
Last Updated: March 6, 2024
Author: Laurie Sherrod

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