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Buying Software: a Guide for College Students, Faculty, & Staff

St. Norbert College students, faculty, and staff may wish to purchase or acquire copies of various software programs for use on their personal computers.

Microsoft Office


NEW! Microsoft Office 365 free for students. 

In order to help our students prepare for success this school year, we’re providing Office 365 to you free of charge. You will now be able to work in the latest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and much more. You can install your Office 365 on up to 5 compatible PCs and Macs, plus 5 tablets (including iPad!). All work can be saved online in OneDrive so it can be accessed no matter which device is being used. And finally, you can use this Office 365 subscription for as long as you are a student at SNC.

Sign in with your email address and password.

Additional Information: Microsoft Office

SNC Email, Calendar, and Storage hosted by Google

Google's cloud-based email, calendar, and drive system provides access your email, calendar, contacts, and data storage visit URL:

Additional Information: SNC Email, Calendar, and Storage Hosted by Google


Anti-virus/anti-spyware software

While no program offers complete anti-virus/anti-spyware protection, we recommend using the free Microsoft Security Essentials for PCs (required for student  PCs on the SNC network). Download Microsoft Security Essentials.

Other software

St. Norbert College, as a member of the Wisconsin Association for Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU), participates in a software purchase program which allows St. Norbert College students and employees to purchase software products for personal use at discounted prices. For details, see the following vendor web sites:



You may also find educational versions or prices through other commercial vendors, such as Prices at these sites vary, so shopping around is recommended.

Free software

Some software programs, such as web browsers, e-mail programs, and spyware removal tools, are available for free. For more information and links, see our downloads page.

Software available through the St. Norbert College network

Many common software programs, such as Firefox, Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, IM programs, media players, file transfer & decompression utilities,etc. are available on most College-owned computers and can be installed on College-owned computers. Contact the Service Desk with software requests.

Some campus computer labs have additional software available only in those labs.

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