Software-Computing Services - Carnegie Mellon University


Computing Services maintains campus licensing for a number of software products. Some software is available for download based on your affiliation (i.e. student, faculty or staff member); other software products are available in the public computing clusters or from anywhere using Virtual Andrew or Linux timeshares. Some software is licensed for sale through the Computer Sales area of the University Store at a discounted price.

Students - are entitled to perpetual software licenses from Microsoft and Adobe after graduation. For Microsoft operating systems and MS Office, this includes the option to purchase upgrades. 

Faculty, Staff and Students - receive an academic discount when purchasing licensed Adobe and Microsoft software.

Note: DreamSpark entitlement is available while you are affiliated with the university. There are no perpetual rights after you leave.