There are various technology discounts available to Samuel Merritt University faculty, staff, and students. Some of the discounts may require verification of your educational status, such as a valid Samuel Merritt University email address, but most discounts can be obtained by simply clicking through the provided links.
Computer Hardware Discounts
- Apple products - Samuel Merritt University faculty staff and students qualify for education discounts at The Apple Store.
- Hewlett-Packard and other major brand technology products (Sutter Health Employee Purchase Program) - purchase your laptops, desktops, monitors, LCD TVs, GPS Units, printer cartridges and an array of products at an exceptional discount.
- Dell Computer - You can receive up to a 12% discount off Dell list prices. This purchase program also offers the same promotions (free upgrades, etc.) that are offered on the www.dell.com Home and Home Office websites. We have also configured recommended packages to suit your everyday needs.
Microsoft Home Use Program for Faculty and Staff
Samuel Merritt University faculty and staff are eligible to receive Microsoft software for personal use under the University’s campus license agreement with Microsoft Corporation. Any employee with a valid samuelmerritt.edu email address may purchase Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 for Windows or Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac through this online purchasing program for under $10 (shipping not included).
To access the Microsoft Home Use Program, click here: http://www.samuelmerritt.edu/information_technology/ms_hup.
Computer Software Discounts
- Office 365 - Office 365 Education for Students is available for free to students who are enrolled at qualifying schools. Install Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs and on other mobile devices, including Windows tablets and iPad®.
- JourneyEd - Thousands of products are available from Adobe, Autodesk, Avid, Corel, SPSS and more, with special pricing for SMU students, faculty and staff. Get Microsoft Office as low as $9.95!
- SMU Bookstore - You can receive discounts on computer software and electronic devices at the Samuel Merritt University online bookstore. The campus bookstore partners with JourneyEd.com to bring amazing academic discounts on retail software products to Samuel Merritt University faculty, staff, and students.
- CollegeBuys - Through SMU's affiliation with the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU), academic pricing on computer software is extended to Samuel Merritt University faculty, staff, and students, including most Microsoft and Adobe products. Also check out the Work at Home Software Program.