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Software & Hardware (free and purchase options)

The university maintains several agreements for computer hardware and software purchasing. Some agreements provide for university students, faculty and staff to purchase at a discount for personal use. Questions may be directed to the IT Service Desk.

Departmental Purchasing

Information Technology manages campus-wide agreements to provide hardware and software for university-owned computers at an educational discount.

Personal Purchasing for current UNI Students, Faculty and Staff

The university has several agreements which provide students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to purchase hardware and software at a discount (or free). Emeritus faculty and staff, as well as new students coming to UNI are eligible for many of these discount programs. Staff at the IT Service Desk (319-273-5555) can help students, faculty, and staff with individual PC purchasing questions.

Reduced prices are available on the following items:

Adobe Creative CloudStudents ($20/month). Faculty and staff may access Adobe products using their Adobe ID. Need an Adobe ID? Complete a request through Service Hub.

Microsoft Office 365 - Free for UNI students and faculty. - Online Training for students, faculty, and staff.

Free Software, Players, and Viewers

IT has collected links to some of the most common software, players and viewers for your computer.

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