Wednesday, September 26, 2007

The Goodness of their Hearts

If you're a student, and you want to upgrade your Microsoft Office to 2007, this is the time.

Microsoft is offering "The Ultimate Steal." They're selling copies of Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate to college students for just $59.95. This includes:
  • Access™ 2007
  • Accounting Express 2007
  • Excel® 2007
  • InfoPath® 2007
  • Groove 2007
  • OneNote® 2007
  • Outlook® 2007 with Business Contact Manager (requires separate download)
  • PowerPoint® 2007
  • Publisher 2007
  • Word 2007

A quick google shows this package is selling for over $250 on the web.

The catch? Well, you do have to be a student (with an .edu e-mail address like And Microsoft will look for proof that you're taking classes. But their main purpose is to get you used to using their products. Sneaky, but that's common with other software companies, too.

Staff and Faculty members: you can't take advantage of this deal. If you're interested in using Office 2007, contact I&TS.