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There is a new Promo available for CSP education customers that have Office 365 A1 for faculty to transition those faculty to Office 365 A3 or Microsoft 365 A3 at a 25% discount for annual commitment plans only.

This offer is available through October 31, 2021 – all orders and renewals after this date will be at the full price.

 

CSP Eligibility requirements for this Promo offer include:

  • Customer must be an existing education CSP customer with Office 365 A1 (faculty) subscriptions prior to January 1, 2021.
  • Customer may not also have Office 365 A3/A5 or Microsoft 365 A3/A5 seats.
  • Customer may add incremental, net new Office 365 A3 and Microsoft 365 A3 licenses using the Promo discount.

 

 What is the promotional discount?

  • The promotional discount is for existing CSP education customers and consists of a 25% discount on Office 365 A3 or Microsoft 365 A3 licenses for CSP for those moving from Office A1 (faculty) to the Promo. It is for annual commitment plans only (no month to month).
  • The total number of Promo seats ordered should be no greater than the number qualifying Office 365 A1 (faculty) seats the customer currently has licensed.
  • Customer may add incremental, net new Office 365 A3 and Microsoft 365 A3 (faculty) using the Promo discount for new faculty and staff.
CSP Eligibility requirements for this Promo offer include:
  • Customer must be an existing education CSP customer with Office 365 A1 (faculty) subscriptions prior to January 1, 2021.
  • Customer may not also have Office 365 A3/A5 or Microsoft 365 A3/A5 seats.
  • Customer may add incremental, net new Office 365 A3 and Microsoft 365 A3 licenses using the Promo discount.
  • There are no minimum seats required to redeem this Promo offer.

Microsoft expects and trusts partners to execute the Promo in a compliant way and pass the discount in full value to the customer. Please, carefully read the guidance and rules in CSP Promotions in Partner Center.
What is the promotional discount?

  • The promotional discount is for existing CSP education customers and consists of a 25% discount on Office 365 A3 or Microsoft 365 A3 licenses for CSP for those moving from Office A1 (faculty) to the Promo. It is for annual commitment plans only (no month to month).
  • The total number of Promo seats ordered should be no greater than the number qualifying Office 365 A1 (faculty) seats the customer currently has licensed.
  • Customer may add incremental, net new Office 365 A3 and Microsoft 365 A3 (faculty) using the Promo discount for new faculty and staff.

What is the Promo Offer ID or SKU?
  • Campaign ID:
    • Office 365 A3 Campaign ID: 53a17af5-d7a0-4370-9fc8-80d65bfdaa03
    • Microsoft 365 A3 Campaign ID: 91305bd4-471c-44b8-9691-78e1d41a32ca

Promotion start date 12/01/2020

Promotion end date 10/31/2021

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Operations updates:

Please note that the Operations Team is no longer using their personal mailboxes for Operations Queries and orders. Please ensure that you send your communication to orders.csp@firstdistribution.com

Please note that when you want to generate a quote or place and order for any of the free education SKU’s, you must put in quantity as zero.

Please note that all requests for cancellation/suspension or reduction of licenses must be done on License Central.

These requests will not be processed from email.

If you need guidance on the steps to log such a request, please get in touch with your Account Manager or the Operations Team.

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