Microsoft Home Use

Microsoft Home Use Program

DNR employees can obtain a full version of Microsoft Professional for PC or Office Home and Business for Mac, downloadable at a discount and usable on your home computers.  Software media can be obtained for an additional cost by selecting that option at the time of purchase.

In order take advantage of this benefit, go to, provide your DNR email address in the box requesting your work email and click on submit.  You will be prompted to provide your organization’s program code. Contact DNR IT to get this code.  Click submit and then follow the on-line prompts.

This licensed copy of Microsoft Professional or Office Home and Business belongs to the employee even after departing DNR’s employment.

Microsoft Office 365 Home Use

DNR employees can install their DNR-provided licensed version of Office 365 on a home computer. This install is only valid while actively employed by DNR.  Installs of Office 365/Office will become inactive after 90 days of departing DNR’s employment.  You will get warnings at 30 days and 60 days.

Note that the install does not include your Android or Apple tablets or phones. You can download and use free Office apps – Word, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, and PowerPoint -- for those devices from the Google Play Store or the Apple Store.

However, if you install the DNR version your personal device, then that device becomes discoverable under any Georgia Open Records Act (GORA) requests.

Any files you created and stored on your computer or other device will remain, but your Office 365 will become inactive.

Any files you created and stored in the Microsoft OneDrive cloud will disappear.


New E-Book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, now available

Cover Image for E-book

An informative e-book, Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators, by Dr. Chris Greer, is now available as a free download.

Dr. Greer, a Professor of Instructional Technology at Georgia College in Milledgeville, worked closely with DNR's Office of Information Technology and Parks Division for over a year and a half to create this informative book.

This interactive downloadable E-book book takes a look at the incredible natural resources that can be found throughout the state of Georgia. 

Concentrating primarily on science and history, this media-rich book takes the reader inside various parks with text, images, and videos featuring scientists and interpretive rangers. 

The content is an excellent supplement to material that is being covered within K-12 classrooms across the state of Georgia.

Right now, the Georgia Parks and Natural Resources: A Guide For Educators e-book is available only download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device. A version for Android and PC devices is forthcoming.

Example page in E-BookMulti-touch books can be read with iBooks on your Macintosh computer or iOS device. Books with interactive features may work best on an iOS device. 

To view this book, you must have an iPad with iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later, or an iPhone with iOS 8.4 or later, or a Mac with OS X 10.9 or later.

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