Buying Software?

Software for Personally-Owned Computers

As a member of the Canisius College community, you may qualify to purchase a variety of software titles (including Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Cloud) at Academic Pricing. While not an exhaustive list, here are a few shopping options:

Buy Software Online:
  • Canisius software store @ Kivuto  
  • Canisius students should be sure to register with their email address in order to qualify.
Buy Software In Person:


Adobe Products
for Students, Faculty, & Staff

Canisius College and Adobe have entered into a campus licensing agreement that permits students, faculty, & staff to use Adobe Creative Cloud for a renewable 1 year term. All Adobe software such as Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and others can be is part of this package and available through this link to Kivuto's Canisius Store.
Microsoft Office for Students, Faculty & Staff
For word processing and other productivity applications, Canisius College uses the Microsoft Office suite of programs, which includes favorites like Word, PowerPoint, & Excel. Canisius students typically qualify for Academic Pricing. Microsoft software can be purchased online through this link to Kivuto's Canisius Store.

Microsoft & Adobe Work-at-Home Agreement for Faculty & Staff
Faculty & staff at Canisius College, may request one (1) copy of the latest version of their software. Under this agreement, employees who use the software as a part of their job (and who were included in the College's FTE calculation) are able to lease an extension of the College's license which allows them to install one (1) copy on a personally-owned computer to do College-related work.

What do faculty & staff need?
To acquire software under the work-at-home agreement, current Canisius College faculty & staff will need to provide the Kivuto online store with valid Canisius credentials and can be purchased thru the online storefront.   The Adobe Creative Cloud subscription is a 1 year term subscription.


Computer Purchase information click here.