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Software Purchase Information


Option 1: Via the AACC Bookstore

Available in-store only, we offer a small selection of software. Some products may also be available for direct download after purchase via Option 2: E-Academy below. We stock our selection of software for our guests who wish to purchase software with their financial aid book advances or who are purchasing a laptop and want software available at the point and time of purchase. E-Academy can only accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express only).

We are always looking for new and exciting things to offer in the store, so if you have a special request or think we should carry a particular software package, please let us know! You may send any suggestions to dsludwig@aacc.edu or give us a call if you wish to inquire about placing a special order.

We currently offer CompuTrace LoJack for Laptops and Kaspersky Internet Security 2016. Office 365 University is available for faculty and staff who wish to purchase a non-Work-at-Home version.

Option 2: Via E-Academy, powered by Kivuto

Due to AACC's site license agreements with Microsoft, Adobe and other publishers, we are able to offer students, staff and faculty a selected number of software titles at significant discounts.

Faculty and staff can purchase various titles under the Work at Home (WAH) agreement. With this program, the employee agrees to use the software at home for college-related purposes only. Spouses, friends and family are not allowed to use the software and it must be removed when the employee terminates employment with the college. WAH licenses are normally available for a very nominal fee.

Students, faculty and staff can purchase licenses at vastly reduced rates under academic licensing agreements. Some software is available at up to 90% below retail pricing. With this option, the individual owns the license and the software can be used for personal academic use.

Visit the E-Academy website. On your initial visit, you will need to register using your AACC e-mail address. After entering your AACC or MyMail address, Kivuto will send a message with your password to your campus e-mail. You will be a registered user after using this password to log in to E-Academy.

Depending on your account type, you will qualify for various products. Typically, you will only be allowed one copy of any particular product offered. Select the product(s) which you wish to purchase and which type of license under which you wish to purchase the products. Payment must be made via American Express, MasterCard, or Visa.

Purchasers will be required to accept Kivuto's and the publisher's terms and conditions. E-Academy tracks and manages all purchases, licenses and usage. For more information, please access the E-Academy website and visit their Support section.

 Option 3: Microsoft Student Advantage

AACC Students!

Take advantage of Microsoft Office ProPlus at no cost via the Microsoft Student Advantage program.

Now Available!

What it includes:

    Free download of Office software: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Publisher, Outlook, InfoPath on five devices*
    (PC, Mac, mobile device, limited tablets) *available software downloads will differ based on device
  • Office 365 ProPlus for PC (Office 2013 ProPlus base applications)
  • Office 365 ProPlus for Mac (Office 2011 for Mac base applications)
  • Office Mobile for iPhone
  • Office Mobile for Android
  • Personal document cloud storage and management through OneDrive
  • Personal sub-site, blog and task management
Requirements/Access:
  • You must be an AACC student with an active MyAACC account.
  • Access is integrated to your @mymail.aacc.edu e-mail address.
  • Access to software and OneDrive are available by signing into MyAACC and accessing your student email.
To learn more about Office 365 ProPlus, please visit the following resources: If you have further questions, please contact the Technical Call Center at 410-777-4357.