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Getting Microsoft Software


Students

To take advantage of the negotiated academic pricing for students: 

  1. Go to the "SIU Personal Use" E-Academy web site. You must create a log-in account on the E-Academy site. This E-Academy account has no connection with nor influence on your SIU Network ID. (**NOTICE: The E-Academy site will be available 8 August 2006. Until then, all items will show as "Out Of Stock."**)
  2. Click on the products you wish to purchase to add them to your shopping cart.
  3. Repeat the process for multiple software titles and categories if you wish to purchase more than one.
  4. After clicking on the "Add to cart" button for the last item, verify your order. Make sure all the titles and quantities are correct before proceeding. Make any necessary changes.
  5. Click the "Checkout" button and follow the instructions on the Students' Zones Inc. web site. 


Faculty and Staff

To burn your own CD's go to the Faculty and Staff Software download website (The software downloads website requires your Network ID to log in. Microsoft Office and client OS are all in the Microsoft folder.)

To purchase Microsoft server and server operating system software go to the Academic Select Site.

To purchase Microsoft workstation operating system and Office application software go to the Faculty "Zones, Inc." web site.

  1. Click on the blue arrow next to the category from which you wish to purchase.
  2. Choose the the specific software title or titles you wish to purchase, and click on the description link.
  3. Update the quantity and click the "Add to cart" button.
  4. Repeat the process for multiple software titles and categories if you wish to purchase more than one.
  5. After clicking on the "Add to cart" button for the last item, verify your order. Make sure all the titles and quantities are correct before proceeding. Make any necessary changes.
  6. Click "Corporate Checkout" button when all items in the list are correct.
  7. Follow the instructions for ordering with P-cards.