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Discounts on Software & Computers for Home Use

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Software Discounts and Downloads

Current students, faculty and staff may be eligible to download or purchase highly discounted software to their personal computers and devices for home use from a variety of software and hardware vendors and retailers.

Anti-Virus and Anti-Malware Software

We highly recommend having anti-virus and anti-malware software installed on your computer, and advise running virus and malware scans prior to downloading and installing other software. There are a wide variety of free and paid anti-virus and anti-malware software available for you to use.

Microsoft and Adobe Software Discounts

Note: The Work-At-Home offerings from Kivuto Solutions for faculty and staff will be temporarily unavailable for the first week or two of August as the previous agreement expires and the new Work-at-Home agreement is applied at Kivuto Solutions.

Microsoft Office


Current students are eligible to receive a free copy of Office 365 through their student Office365 email account. This version of Office 365 is valid as long as the student remains a student at Salisbury University, up through graduation. To take advantage of this offer, current students can sign into their email and click on the alert titled Microsoft Office for free, or by visiting Once activated, you'll be able to install it from Troubleshooting information for this installation can also be found at by clicking the Troubleshoot installation link under the Install Now button. You can also contact Microsoft's Office Support:

Faculty and Staff

Current faculty and staff are eligible to purchase Microsoft Office Work-At-Home editions to install on personal computers for a significant discount (currently $13.95). Faculty and staff can also take advantage of the Office 365 University package as described above for students. All of these products are available from Kivuto Solutions. We do recommend backing up your downloaded software or taking advantage of the CD or USB backup options offered during checkout.

Other Microsoft Products


Current students may be able to purchase Microsoft products at a discounted rate through the Microsoft Online Education store.

Faculty and Staff

Current faculty and staff can purchase Work-At-Home versions of Microsoft Windows Operating System upgrades, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio at a discounted rate through Kivuto Solutions.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Current students, faculty and staff can purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Complete for a discounted price, either through Adobe or through Kivuto Solutions. Adobe also offers other plans as well.

Software Downloads for Home Use

Some products licensed by Salisbury University include a license for installation on personal computers for home use. If you need these items installed on an SU-owned computer, please install through the Application Catalog or call the IT Help Desk at 410-677-5454. These products are listed below, and are subject to change without prior notice.

Minitab Individual for Home Use - Windows Users

Students, faculty and staff who wish to use Minitab on their Microsoft Windows personal computers may do so by clicking the link below to download and install the file. You will be prompted to log in, and once downloaded, you will need to extract the files (unzip) and then run setup.exe and follow the prompts to install. Note you may need to use your full SU email address for the username.

If you have been provided a CD for installation, please use the following instructions:

Minitab Express for Home Use - Mac Users

Students, faculty and staff who wish to use Minitab on their Macintosh personal computers may do so by right-clicking the link below and choosing Save Linked File As... You will be prompted to log in, and once downloaded, you will need to extract the zip file. Note you may need to use your full SU email address for the username.Once extracted, open the installer (pkg) and follow the prompts to install.

If you have been provided a CD for installation, please use the following instructions:

You may get a message that the file cannot be opened because it is from an unidentified developer, depending on your Mac App Store settings.

  • If that's the case, go into your Security & Privacy settings and in the General tab and choose Open Anyway.
  • If that doesn't work, unlock the security settings and choose to Allow apps downloaded from Anywhere.
    • After installing, reset your security settings back to Mac App Store and identified developers.

Mathematica for Students - Home Use

To download and activate your student copy of Mathematica, follow the instructions in this guide:

Mathematica for Faculty - Home Use

To install your faculty copy of Mathematica on your personal computer for home use:

  • Visit
  • Request a new home-use license by registering with a Salisbury University email address
  • Entering the activation code L3191-1675
  • Following the instructions on the site.
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Computer Discounts for Home Use

University Bookstore Computer Discounts

The University Bookstore offers discounts on Apple, Dell, Asus and other computers and accessories, as well as computer repair and protection plans.

Apple Online Education Store Discount

Apple offers an educational discount on computers, software, hardware and accessories at the Apple Store for Education.

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