Purdue negotiates the availability of several software packages for student installation on personally owned machines through University sponsorship or at a reduced cost. Eligibility for the software below depends on requirements outlined within the product's software licensing agreement between vendor and Purdue University. Active student registration with the University is required.
Software installed on personal machines must be completely uninstalled when association with the University ends unless product license specifically allows continued use.
Microsoft recently made Office 365 available for free on an individual basis to students, faculty, and staff of eligible universities for installation on their personally-owned machines. For details, please see the Office 365 for Students, Faculty, and Staff page.
OnTheHub (formerly Kivuto) sells a range of software negotiated under Purdue's campus agreements for students, including Microsoft Office, Visual Studio and Adobe Creative Cloud. In addition, Purdue's OnTheHub web store offers other specially priced software for term purchase, such as SPSS, Minitab, Parallels, and SAS JMP. Be sure to carefully review product details for system requirements, included features, and the length of time your purchase entitles you to use the product. Products available are contingent on eligibility, and may depend on specific student enrollment. Only the products you are eligible to buy will be displayed. Software ordered through OnTheHub can be downloaded directly to your computer for installation or, at an additional charge for shipping and handling, delivered on CD/DVD disc.
Shop The OnTheHub Purdue Web Store
Please note that the OnTheHub Web Store is an independent retailer Purdue partners with to provide software purchases for faculty, staff, and students on their personally-owned machines. Software licenses and media purchased from OnTheHub are nonrefundable. Questions regarding purchases or store services should be directed to OnTheHub. They will be able to provide you the most knowledgeable and immediate response to your issue. Click the Help link in the upper right corner of the OnTheHub page to be directed to the store's support.
Sponsoring organizations within Purdue cover the cost of some software products for undergraduate and graduate student use on personally-owned machines. Product availability is determined by the number of unused product licenses and any agreement limitations on distribution. Click the links below to get more information on availability. Current University Sponsored software for students includes:
Graduate Student Only
The following product is only available to graduate students.
Additional software for student use on personally owned machines may be found through these online University resources: