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Availability

Use the chart below to see which Project products are available with which programs.
Product EA/EAS Program Attribute
Project Essentials (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Essentials Add-on (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 1 (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 1 Add-on (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 3 (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 3 Add-on (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 3 From SA (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 5 (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 5 Add-on (User SL) Additional Product,United States Government Community Cloud Service
Project Plan 5 From SA (User SL) United States Government Community Cloud Service

Product Conditions:

Provides additional information related to acquiring the Product, such as prerequisites for purchase, prior versions, and the applicable Product Pool.

Product Conditions - General
Terms of ServiceUniversal License Terms for all Online Services
Product PoolServer, MPSA - All Application only
PromotionsNone
Product Conditions - Program Specific
Extended Term EligibleAll 
Qualified User ExemptionNone
Reduction EligibleAll
Reduction Eligible (SCE)All
True-Up EligibleAll (except From SA)

Deployment Rights for Project

Project Plan 3/5 licensed users may install and use a copy of Project Standard/Professional 2016 or a prior version on devices licensed for and running Office Standard/Professional Plus. Devices licensed for Office Professional Plus by way of the Microsoft 365 From SA Office Professional Plus user entitlement are also eligible.

General Service Terms

Notices

The Bing Maps Notices apply. Any onboarding, migration, or deployment services provided to Customer are subject to the Professional Services Notice. (refer to Notices)

Core Features for Office 365 Services

During the term of Customer’s subscription, the Office 365 Services will substantially conform to the Core Features description provided (if any) in the Office 365 service-specific sections, subject to Product restrictions or external factors (such as the recipient, message rate, message size and mailbox size limits for e-mail; default or Customer-imposed data retention policies; search limits; storage limits; Customer or end user configurations; and meeting capacity limits). Microsoft may permanently eliminate a functionality specified in the Office 365 service specific sections only if it provides Customer a reasonable alternative functionality.

Administration Portal

Customer will be able to add and remove end users and domains, manage licenses, and create groups through the Microsoft Online Services Portal or its successor site.

Office 365 Education

If Customer’s billing address is outside Europe and Customer has an Office 365 Education subscription, then notwithstanding the “Location of Customer Data at Rest for Core Online Services” section of these terms, Microsoft may provision Customer’s Office 365 tenant in, transfer Customer Data to, and store Customer Data at rest anywhere within Europe or North America.  If Customer’s billing address is in Europe and Customer has an Office 365 Education subscription, then notwithstanding the “Location of Customer Data at Rest for Core Online Services” section of these terms, Microsoft may provision Customer’s Office 365 tenant in, transfer Customer Data to, and store Customer Data at rest anywhere within the European Union.

Service Encryption with Customer Key

Customer assumes all risks of data deletion, inaccessibility, and service outages that result from any unavailability of an encryption key caused by Customer.

Cortana 

The Cortana core platform service integrated within Office 365 Services, in certain instances, may allow for users to connect to Microsoft services outside the Office 365 Services; if permitted by Customer, users electing to use such services are subject to terms of use other than theses Online Services Terms for use of such services and with respect to which Microsoft is a data controller, as identified in product documentation.

Microsoft Threat Experts

Any services provided to Customer through the Microsoft Threat Experts service are subject to the Professional Services Notice (refer to Notices).

Endpoint Compliance Features

Insider Risk Management and Microsoft Information Protection (the “Compliance Services”) include endpoint features that integrate Customer Data from Microsoft Defender for Endpoint. If Customer does not have an active subscription to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint, an instance will automatically be provisioned for the limited purpose of enabling the endpoint features of the Compliance Services. Only the terms and DPA provisions applicable to Microsoft Defender for Endpoint apply to Customer Data collected to provide these endpoint features.

Yammer

For Office 365 Services that include Yammer, External Users invited to Yammer via external network functionality do not need User SLs.

Service Specific Terms

Installation and Use Rights for Project application

Each user to whom Customer assigns a Project Plan 3 or Plan 5 User SL must have a Microsoft Account in order to use the software provided with the subscription. These users:

  • may activate the software provided with the SL on up to five concurrent OSEs for local or remote use;
  • may also install and use the software, with shared computer activation, on a shared device, a Network Server, or on Microsoft Azure or with a Qualified Multitenant Hosting Partner. A list of Qualified Multitenant Hosting Partners and additional deployment requirements is available at www.office.com/sca; and
  • must connect each device upon which user has installed the software to the Internet at least once every 30 days or the functionality of the software may be affected.

Use of SharePoint Online

Rights to the SharePoint Online functionality provided with a Project Plan 3 or Plan 5 SL are limited to storing and accessing data in support of Project.

Universal Resource Scheduling

Customers with a Microsoft Project Plan 1/3/5 license(s) are only permitted to use Universal Resource Scheduling to schedule Project and Task tables within the context of a project.

Add-ons

Customer may acquire Add-ons subject to the following conditions:

  1. Customer must have active SA or an active User SL for the corresponding Qualifying Licenses
  2. Customer may acquire one Add-on SL for each Qualifying License(s), unless provided otherwise in these terms
  3. Customer may acquire add-on SLs between true-up dates in advance of the acquisition of the Qualifying Licenses

Add-ons expire upon the earlier of the expiration of the SA coverage for the Qualifying License or the Add-on SL term, unless provided otherwise in these terms. Add-ons may only be reassigned to users or devices with Qualifying Licenses.

Project

Qualifying License(s)Add-on User Subscription License(s)
Project ProfessionalProject Plan 3 Add-on
Project Plan 5 Add-on
Project StandardProject Plan 3 Add-on
Project Plan 5 Add-on
Project Server CALProject Essentials Add-on
Project Plan 3 Add-on
Project Plan 5 Add-on

From SA

Customer may acquire From SA SLs instead of SA for fully paid, perpetual Licenses subject to the following conditions:

  1. Customer has active SA or is renewing coverage for the corresponding Qualifying Licenses
  2. Customer acquires no more than one From SA SL for each Qualifying License, unless provided otherwise in these terms
  3. Customer acquires From SA SLs at Enrollment anniversary or renewal

Enterprise Agreement Subscription (EAS) customers with continuous subscription coverage on Qualifying Licenses for no less than three years may purchase the corresponding From SA SLs. Customers renewing an agreement may renew From SA SLs up to the number of corresponding From SA SLs expiring.

As a one-time exception, when transitioning from per device licensing to per user From SA licensing for the first time, customer may purchase a greater number of From SA User SLs, if (1) Customer purchases a From SA User SL for all users of its Qualified Devices, and (2) in the case of Windows Desktop Operating System licenses, Customer adds devices as necessary to comply with the Primary User requirement in the Windows Desktop Operating System.

Project

Qualifying License(s)From SA User SL
Project StandardProject Plan 1 From SA
Project Server CAL
Project ProfessionalProject Online Plan 3 From SA
Project Server CAL
Project ProfessionalProject Online Plan 5 From SA
Project Server CAL

Related Resources

Please note these resources are provided for reference purposes only and are not considered to be part of the Product Terms.