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Microsoft Campus Agreement - Client Access Licenses (CALs)

If computers in your department are networked, you likely depend on network server software to perform certain functions, such as file and print sharing. To legally access this server software, a Client Access License (CAL) may be required. A CAL is not a software product. It is a license that gives a user the right to access the services of the server.

Note: The Microsoft Campus Agreement does not cover any server licensing which can be purchased through our Microsoft Software Through GovConnection Program.

The following CALs for use on University-owned computers are included as part of the UMass Amherst’s Microsoft Campus Agreement:

  • Windows Server CAL (Workload, File & Print, WSS, AD)
  • System Server Configuration Manager CML (Monitoring & Updates)
  • Exchange Standard CAL (Messaging, Calendar, Contacts)
  • Office SharePoint Standard CAL (ECM, Portal, Search)
  • Office Communications Standard CAL (IM, Presence)
  • System Center Ops Manager Client OML (Client Monitoring & Management)
  • Windows Rights Management Services CAL Exchange Enterprise CAL (Unified messaging, Compliance)
  • Office SharePoint Enterprise CAL (e-forms, Spreadsheet Publishing, Data Integration)
  • Office Communications Enterprise CAL (Conferencing)
  • Forefront Security Suite (Security for Client, Exchange, Office Communications & SharePoint Servers)