Microsoft Add-On License Purchase


  • How do purchase an Add-On license?
  • How do I use the license once assigned?
  • Do I need to purchase an Add-On license?


  • Oregon State University
  • Employee
  • Power BI/Visio/Project


NOTE: These steps can be completed by the IT group or someone else in the department. Be sure to include who the license is for in the email to
Units on this list are covered for Visio and/or Project and do not need to purchase a separate license.

  1. Log into BennyBuy at
  2. Under the "Electronics, IT, AV" section, click on CDW-G and click shop now in the popup window.
  3. On the left column, click "OSU Microsoft Add-On licensing".
  4. Click on the desired license needed (Visio, Project, PowerBI).
  5. Add the item to your cart. This should go to the cart, then click "Checkout".
  6. Click "Transfer Shopping Cart" to move the cart back to BennyBuy.
  7. Click "Proceed to Checkout" in the top right corner.
  8. Fill out the needed fields for billing and submit.
  9. Once the purchase goes through, you should receive an email from CDW-G with the order number. Forward this email to to get the license assigned.
  10. For PowerBI purchases, once you've received confirmation of the license being assigned, log into to use the Power BI Pro license.
    1. Visio and Project purchases will be added to the folder containing the installation media required to install.

For assistance, contact the Service Desk.


Article ID: 118582
Fri 10/16/20 10:15 AM
Tue 11/10/20 10:34 AM