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.

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 enrolled at Salisbury University, up through graduation. Instructions for installation can be found here How to install Microsoft 365 for Windows or How to install Microsoft 365 for Macs. 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:

Users of other systems, such as Chromebooks or other Google OS devices, are unable to install Office 365 onto their devices, but can use the Office WebApps for free. Users of Androids, iPhones and Windows Phones may also be able to install free Office apps on their devices at

Additional products are available from Kivuto Solutions.

Faculty and Staff

Current faculty and staff are eligible to download Microsoft Office 365 to install on personal computers free of charge. You can find installation instructions here How to download and install Microsoft 365 for Windows computers.

Additional 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

Please visit How to Upgrade your Personal Computer to Windows 10 for information on how to upgrade your operating system to Windows 10.  


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.

Other Software Offerings

Kivuto Solutions also offers other software through their website to current students, faculty and staff, including Adobe Creative Cloud (subscription), virtualization software, SPSS and more. These titles may change, see the Kivuto Solutions site for current offerings.

SU Software Licensed for Personal Devices/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 Software Center or call the Technology Support Center at 410-677-5454. These products are listed below, and are subject to change without prior notice. Students should access academic software on personal computers through Workspace.

Mathematica for Students and Faculty- Home Use

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

UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS to this software is in violation of Md. Annotated Code, Criminal Law Article §§ 8-606 and 7-302 and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 1030 et seq. This system is for the use of authorized users only. Anyone using this system expressly consents to having their use of the system monitored and recorded by system personnel. If such monitoring reveals possible evidence of criminal activity system personnel may provide the evidence of such monitoring and recording to law enforcement officials. By installing this software you are consenting to the Acceptable Use Policy of SU.

  • Looking for Adobe Creative Cloud discounts? Current students, faculty and staff can purchase a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Complete for a discounted price through Adobe.
  • Looking for computer discounts? Visit The University Bookstore.