Personal Use Purchase

As a Notre Dame employee or student, you can take advantage of an educational discount for the computer hardware, software and accessories for your personal or work-at-home use.

Computer Hardware and Accessories

Hammes Hub

Faculty, staff and students can take advantage of ND discounts on computers and accessories such as Apple, Dell and IBM/Lenovo at the Hammes Hub located at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore.

Software

Students

Microsoft Office, Windows OS

Microsoft Education has a purchase agreement for Microsoft Office and the Windows operating systems at a discount for ND students.The agreement for students allows the purchase of both Microsoft Office and the Windows operating systems for personal use. This software is available at a discount, and can be purchased online or at the Hammes Hub.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe software for personal use can be purchased directly through Adobe Creative Cloud at: http://www.adobe.com/products/creativecloud/buying-guide.html.

Faculty and Staff

Microsoft Office, Windows OS

Microsoft Education has a purchase agreement for Microsoft Office and the Windows operating systems at a discount for ND faculty and staff.The agreement for faculty and staff allows the purchase of Microsoft Office for personal use online only. Additionally, the Windows operating systems for work-at-home use can be purchased online or at the Hammes Hub.

Adobe Creative Cloud

As part of a campus agreement that Notre Dame recently signed with Adobe, faculty and staff can purchase a personal copy of either the Creative Cloud Suite (including Acrobat Pro) or just Acrobat Pro for $9.75 per year. Currently, the Creative Cloud Suite retails for over $200 per year. The software can be utilized only for Notre Dame work or personal, non-commercial use on a personally-owned computer

The Creative Cloud Suite includes Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop Extended and 12 other software packages. The complete list can be found at http://www.adobe.com/products/creativecloud/tools-and-services.html. The applications are downloaded and installed locally on your computer while storage and collaboration are available online. Each subscription can be activated on up to two personally-owned computers.

To order, click on the link below. Then, click on the "Start Shopping" link, authenticate using your ND netid and password, select the product you want to purchase and follow the instructions on the website to complete your transaction.

Order Adobe Creative Cloud

Note: Installing all applications in the Creative Cloud Suite will take a significant amount of hard drive space (~30 GB) and a substantial amount of time to complete (minimum of 1 hour) depending on your network connection and speed of your computer.