Purchasing Hardware and Software
Faculty requests for new hardware and software should be directed to the department chair. Requests are prioritized by the department chair and forwarded to the Dean's office. CIT offers consultation on technical issues related to potential purchases.
Please note that ITS does not purchase departmental-specific software for use in the instructional computer classrooms or desktop computers. As noted above, requests for departmental-specific software should be directed to the department chair.
Requests for Software Purchasing for classrooms, labs, or individually assigned university computers or devices should refer to Article 221: Requesting Software Installation in Offices, Computer Labs, and Classrooms
Obtaining Software for Home Use
Microsoft software titles are available to Faculty, Staff, and Students and can be obtained via Office 365 downloads. Please be sure to do your downloads from your personal device and not your office machine. Adobe Products are available to Faculty and Staff and can be obtained via Creative Cloud downloads.
All home use entitlement verification will be done through your Eastern email account please use when creating accounts with Microsoft and Adobe to insure you get the proper discount and product.
To get Office 365:
To get Office SPSS Maple or Endnote:
To get Adobe Creative Cloud:
Article ID: 235
Last updated: 05 Sep, 2018
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