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Department of Agricultural Economics

Technology requirements for students in Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics

Agribusiness and Agricultural Economics undergraduate students are required to have a laptop—PC or Mac—with Microsoft Office installed on the system. Microsoft Office is available for students at https://portal.office.com/Home  by signing in with your student credentials.

Buy no antivirus software. K-State requires use of Trend Micro antivirus and also recommends Trend Micro OfficeScan to combat spyware/adware. Both are free to download at http://www.k-state.edu/its/antivirus/.

Here are some helpful links provided by the IT staff.


Information about Microsoft office for personal use by K-Staters can be found on:



This page includes the following link to download the software by signing in with the K-State credentials:



Our page with some more information on Office 365 is:




The antivirus page is: