To qualify for the Windows 8 Pro upgrade Student Offer, you need to visit this Microsoft site, and you must be an eligible student. This means that have to be current student, faculty or staff member at an eligible accredited educational institution located in the US and you also will need to proof your enrollment upon request. You’ll also need to verify your eligibility using the student status verification process at check out. Finally, you will need create a Microsoft account, if you don’t already have one. How it was previously announced, Microsoft will also expand the student offer to 49 additional countries, but the new promotion discount starts first in United States follow by other countries in February 21st, March 7th and March 19th. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.