Educational software applications could be purchased from various sources. For your convenience, the IT department has leveraged our Volume Licensing subscriptions to provide you discounts. Because of the College’s Software Assurance benefits restrictions, the discounted software license will remain active, only if the student is currently registered with COM or if the staff is still employed. Alumni and retirees are NOT eligible under most programs.
Office 365: Inspire, Engage, Collaborate for free
In order to help you have a successful year, we're providing Office 365 to every faculty member and student at our school free of charge. With Office 365, you will have access to the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype, OneDrive, Yammer, and much more to help you both in the classroom and office. And with students using the same programs, you can easily share materials electronically without file fidelity issues.
Five (5) free Microsoft Office 2016 for personal use
To download your copy, please logon onto your Office 365 from the machine you intend to install on (personal device). Click on the "settings" icon, then on “Office 365" (in My app settings). Proceed to software section and click on “Office”. Activate your install online using your network login.
E-store for Windows 10 OS and other applications
In collaboration with Kivuto, a Microsoft Partner, the College has setup a webstore for your convenience. For a nominal fee, you may purchase Windows 10 OS for personal use. Please visit the webstore at https://marin.onthehub.com/
The Home Use Program is a Software Assurance benefit available to College of Marin. Active employees are eligible to purchase these Office applications for use on a personal device during the term of their employment.
Eligible employees are allowed to purchase a single license of either Office Professional Plus 2016 or Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac. Additionally, if part of their organization's Software Assurance benefits, employees may purchase any one of the other products available. Please visit the webstore at http://www.microsofthup.com/
CollegeBuys is a program of the Foundation for California Community Colleges with the goal to help drive down prices on educational resources. Please visit the webstore at http://store.collegebuys.org
Microsoft Imagine is a program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft developer tools, for learning, teaching and research purposes. College of Marin offers both Standard (campus-wide) and Premium (Computer Science only) subscriptions under this program. The subscriptions include Microsoft Visual Studio, Visio, Project, and more. Students may download the software applications at reduced or no cost. Click here to enter the webstore. Please note that Premium membership will be awarded at the start of each term (1st, 2nd and 3rd Monday of each term).