Updates on Copilot eligibility for Education customers
Published Mar 28 2024 09:57 AM 2,502 Views

Today, we’re sharing updates regarding eligibility for Education customers to purchase Copilot for Microsoft 365, Copilot for Sales, Copilot for Service, and Copilot for Finance.


Copilot for Microsoft 365

Earlier this month we shared that Copilot for Microsoft 365 would be available for higher education institutions to purchase as an add-on for their students aged 18+ on April 1, 2024. Availability is now planned for May 1, 2024.


In terms of eligibility requirements, students or faculty must be assigned Microsoft 365 or Office 365 A3 or A5 licenses. In the coming months, we will expand eligibility to include A1 as well.


Education customers who hold Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES) volume licensing must purchase Copilot for Microsoft 365 as an add-on through resellers via the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program or their Microsoft account team.


Additionally, customers in China will be able to purchase via web direct for faculty starting on April 5, 2024.


Learn more about Copilot for Microsoft 365:

Get started with Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365 | Microsoft Learn

What’s New in Copilot for Microsoft 365 - Microsoft Community Hub


Hear how Education customers are using it:

Customer Story: University of South Florida | Reimagine Education 2024 (youtube.com)

Educators and students now have a secure AI 'scaffolding' to support them in the classroom - Source ...


Copilot for Sales and Copilot for Service

Education customers will be able to purchase Copilot for Sales and Copilot for Service starting on May 1, 2024. Learn more: Microsoft Copilot for Sales and Copilot for Service are now generally available - Microsoft Dynamics...


Copilot for Finance

Education customers are eligible to join the public preview of Copilot for Finance. Learn more: Introducing Microsoft Copilot for Finance in Microsoft 365| Microsoft 365 Blog


Explore more resources:

Get started with Copilot with commercial data protection (formerly Bing Chat Enterprise), available at no additional cost for Education organizations: Microsoft Copilot documentation | Microsoft Learn


Start your Copilot journey: Copilot Lab (cloud.microsoft)


AI in Education:

Reimagine Education 2024: Prepare for the future with new AI and security offers | Microsoft EDU

AI in Education: A Microsoft Special Report

Education AI Toolkit

Version history
Last update:
‎Mar 28 2024 02:15 PM
Updated by: