How to get discounts on software for students

No Cost and Discount Software for Champlain College Students 

This page has information and links to the different software solutions provided to students for academic use. Any questions regarding this software should be directed to ChampSupport ( Please include the course for which you require this software as well as the program in which you are enrolled as some products may not be available to all students. Also note, campus computer labs may already have the software installed, you can see what software is installed and in which computer labs through a live resource that may be found here.


The Adobe Creative Suite is installed on all of the computers in campus Mac labs and many Windows labs. 

Champlain College has enrolled in a program that provides discounted Adobe software to students. The Adobe Creative Suite is offered to students at a very low price. See Champlain OnTheHub below:

Champlain OnTheHub 

Adobe® Creative Cloud™ Student and Teacher Edition membership provides access to all Adobe creative tools for download and installation on your local computer, as well as additional apps and online services.* A Creative Cloud Student and Teacher Edition membership is compatible with both Mac OS and Windows® platforms. See tech specs  for more information.

Both monthly and yearly pre-pay options are available through Champlain OnTheHub. The price shown on this page is the monthly price. Once you select ‘Get it Now’, you can select from the monthly or yearly pre-pay plan.


Autodesk has a site where students can register to receive an educational license for their some of their products. Gain access to it by visiting their site and registering your Champlain provided email address. Autodesk Education Community

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools For Teaching

This resource is provided automatically to eligible students at the beginning of the semester. Here is a link to the resource: Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Google Suite

All active Champlain College student accounts include Google’s App suite. This provides students with Google Drive, Sheets, Docs, Calendar and more. This account provides unlimited cloud based storage for much of the coursework at Champlain College. 

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is installed on all Champlain College owned computers. For use on a personal computer, students may download the Microsoft Office products included with their free Office 365 subscription. This software installs locally on your computer and will sync with your Microsoft One Drive account.

Microsoft Windows 10 for Education

Microsoft Windows 10 is installed on Champlain College owned PCs. For use on a personal computer, the same program that provides discounts on Adobe software also offers a discount on Microsoft Windows 10 for Education, Champlain OnTheHub.

Minitab 19

Both 12-Month ($49.99) and 6-Month ($29.99) can be purchased here. Minitab 18 is currently installed in campus lab Joyce 201.

VMWare (VMAP Program)

Champlain courses use a number of different operating system virtualization technologies. Make sure to use the one your instructor has specified as assignments will depend upon specific versions and locations. Even in the same course, different virtualization technologies may be used for different assignments, so be sure you are using the correct one.

This resource is provided automatically to CPS, ITS, or Business students at the beginning of the semester. Eligibility for this software is determined only by which classes a student is currently enrolled. If you believe you should have access and need the ability to install and create your own virtual machines, contact ChampSupport. Here is a link to the resource: VMAP

Updated on August 11, 2020

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