Kent State University

Where can I find information about discounted software for Faculty, Staff, and Students?


Faculty and staff can purchase operating system software and other programs at a discounted rate.  Visit for more information. Login with your FlashLine user ID and password. 

Contact information for e-academy is:

Mon-Fri (9am-5pm EST)

Call 1-888-396-1447 Monday - Friday 9 am. to 5 pm Eastern time to speak to a support representative.


For Free Microsoft software, click here

For information about Microsoft development tools click here.

For information about Apple development tools click here.

Free and Educationally-Priced Software

Software prices and offerings change often, so please check this article to get the latest information.

Adobe CLP

Kent State University no longer maintains an Adobe CLP agreement.  See the information below to obtain Adobe products.

Getting the Software
Faculty/Staff using a university-owned computer See your local IT support person to arrange for purchase.
Faculty, Staff or Student using a personally-owned computer (Home Use) Visit to purchase software. 

University Purchases

The Campus Agreement allows Microsoft Operating Systems to be installed free of charge to departments on any university-owned computer purchased with a copy of Windows.

Our Campus Agreement also allows for unlimited installations of Microsoft Office Premium and Enterprise, along with Sharepoint Designer and Visual Studio.

All other Microsoft software is available on the Select Agreement. See your local support staff to arrange purchase.

Further questions can be directed to the Kent State Helpdesk at (330) 672-4357.


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