Software Purchases for Personal Academic Use

MiraCosta College employees & students may purchase educational versions* of software for personal academic use at discounted prices directly from the following company. (*Educational versions of software or academically priced software, are functionally identical to commercial versions. The main difference is the licensing agreement of the educational version which states that academically priced software cannot be used for commercial purposes.)

Installation of software purchased for personal use is solely your responsibility and not of MiraCosta College, Academic Information Services (AIS) or the software company listed herein. If installation assistance is required, please contact local computer technicians-for-hire.

How to Buy

Go to:, the Foundation for California Community Colleges page, select "SHOP NOW" below the "For Faculty/Staff" or "For Students" at the bottom of the page. In the pull down menu, select "Faculty/Staff" or "Student", then select "CA", then select "MiraCosta College" and click on Submit..