Technology Services

Student & Employee Software Purchase Program

 

Employees and students of Gardner-Webb University have a chance to acquire some of education's most popular products for personal use at deep discounts. The University has arranged an agreement with these vendors to make these discounts available to the entire employee and student population. These discount levels are similar to those that the University receives through its volume license programs.

 

Our Microsoft and Adobe Reseller, VarsityBuys, has a website dedicated to this program where employees and students can purchase online. Below are several examples of the promotional prices and savings.

 

Title

Promo Price!
Office 365 University$79.99
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended$177.95
Adobe CS6 Design & Web Premium$357.95

*Please note that actual prices may vary slightly on the vendor's web site.

 

Ordering is easy:

Go to http://www.varsitybuys.com to get started.

You must be affiliated with an academic institution to purchase products through this site. You will be required to provide appropriate proof of your academic credentials.

 

STUDENTS may provide as proof:

A copy of your School ID card with ALL of the following:

  • Your picture
  • School name
  • Current semester or current school year on the card

OR

  • A copy of your Photo ID card (School ID, Driver's License, Passport) AND ONE of the following:
    • Copy of current class schedule
    • Copy of receipt showing payment for current semester class
    • Letter from instructor or school on school letterhead verifying current enrollment

 

FACULTY/STAFF may provide as proof:

A copy of your School ID card with ALL of the following:

  • Your picture
  • School name
  • Current semester or current school year on the card

OR

A copy of your Photo ID card (School ID, Driver's License, or Passport) and ONE of the following:

  • Copy of recent pay stub (within 3 months)
  • Copy of current teaching contract
  • Letter from department head or supervisor on school letterhead verifying current school employment