Drexel licenses certain Microsoft products for faculty, staff, and researcher use on University-owned computers.  The following information is for activating Windows or Office products on University-owned computers only.  Please note that both Windows and Office will need to contact Drexel’s Key Management Service on a regular basis to verify the activation.  This service can be reached off-campus by use of Drexel’s VPN software.

Activating Windows

Please note that the following steps will only activate Windows Enterprise editions provided by Drexel University or the COE CTS team.

To activate Windows, open an administrative command prompt.  Then, type the following, pressing Enter after each line:

slmgr /skms activation.irt.drexel.edu
slmgr /ato

If you would prefer to run this as a script, download the following zip file, extract the batch file it contains, and then run that script as an administrator (right-click, Run as Administrator).

Activating Office

Please note that the following steps will only activate Microsoft Office editions provided by Drexel University or the COE CTS team.

Download the following zip file, extract the batch file it contains, and then run that script as an administrator (right-click, Run as Administrator).