The Key Management Server (KMS) service is offered to CalNetAD campus customers to activate current versions of Windows and Office.

The KMS service will activate the following x86 or x64 versions of Windows 7, Vista, Server 2008(R2), Server 2012, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10:

  • Windows Vista Business Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise Edition
  • Windows 7 Business Edition
  • Windows 7 Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2008(R2) Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2008(R2) Enterprise Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 (R2) Standard Edition
  • Windows Server 2012 (R2) Enterprise Edition
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10

The KMS service will activate the following versions of Office:

  • Office 2010
  • Office 2015
  • Office 2016

Key Features of the Service

KMS Service is available 24x7.

KMS Support is available during business hours, Mon-Fri 9-5.

Who can use it?

For UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and departments.

How much does it cost?

No cost (centrally funded service)

How do I get it?

To use the KMS Service Sign In

Where can I get help?

Send a request to

To report an outage call (510) 664-9000 option 1, 1, 1

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