Microsoft Office Microsoft Office follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy. This applies to the following editions: eAcademy, Home and Business, Home and Student, Personal, Professional, Professional Academic, Professional Plus, Professional Plus Home Use Program, Standard, Starter. Support Dates. Support for Office ended on October 13, and there will be no extension and no extended security updates. All of your Office apps will continue to function. However, you could expose yourself to serious and potentially harmful security risks. Try Microsoft for free.