Principle: Select Microsoft products may be used by KUMC faculty and staff with no investment of individual or department funds. Most other PC software must be purchased (per state contract) from the State Large Account Reseller ("LAR"), Software House International (SHI) unless another vendor can provide more than a 10% discount off the SHI price.
KU Medical Center has a "Campus Agreement" with Microsoft which constitutes a site license for a number of (but not all!) Microsoft products, see Microsoft Campus Agreement. Other PC productivity software must be purchased (per State Contract) with the State Large Account Reseller ("LAR") Software House International. Students should refer to Recommendations for Home/Student Computer's Software for many free options.
Anyone can load the following onto a KUMC owned device under our Microsoft Campus Agreement:
Anyone can load the following onto a KUMC owned device under our Adobe Site License for the following Software:
Faculty and staff may purchase:
It's easy to purchase from SHI via the Market Center. For more information see Purchasing Computer Hardware, Software, Printers, and Peripherals or contact the Purchasing Department.
The Jayhawk Tech Clinic can assist with installation of any software.
For information and clarification regarding this policy, please contact:
Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Resources
Chief Information Officer
Director of Purchasing
Revised September 21, 2005