The IT department here at Benedictine University has worked with some of our vendors to create discounted purchases for student technology.
Please note that when you purchase through these links, you are buying directly from the vendor and the university is not part of the transaction nor are we able to provide any after-sale support beyond helping to connect to our network.
Prior to purchasing any computers (whether through these discount offers or anywhere else), please read the Recommended Specifications for Computer Purchases article to make sure your new computer meets our recommendations.
Microsoft Office (School-Provided):
As a registered student, you are entitled to download and install the full MS Office Suite for free on up to five personal devices. The five installs include devices such as computers, laptops, tablets (iPad, etc.), and smartphones.
To install MS Office, simply login with your university email (e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org) and password at https://office.com and click the "Install apps" button in the upper-right portion of the screen. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
Software purchases are made through our partner site, On The Hub.
Go to https://onthehub.com and select "Students" from the top menu. You'll be walked through the simple registration process. Once your eligibility is confirmed, you'll be able to log in and purchase software at substantial discounts.
We've partnered with CDW to bring you discounts on a wide variety of hardware, not just computers but peripherals as well (mice, keyboards, headsets, printers, etc.).
Again, before purchasing a computer, please review the Recommended Specifications for Computer Purchases article.
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