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OntheHub Software Store

The University of Alberta has partnered with OnTheHub to connect you with easier access to discounted software titles. Whenever possible, we strive to arrange educational licensing agreements that offer academic software for students at a discounted rate.

Please visit where you can currently purchase a wide variety of programs, including:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe Creative Cloud for Home
  • Adobe Acrobat  Pro XI for Home
  • Autodesk
  • Camtasia
  • ChemDraw
  • Deep Freeze
  • Endnote
  • ESRI
  • F-Secure
  • Maple
  • Maple for Student Use
  • Mathematica for Students
  • Mathematica for Faculty/Staff
  • Mathematica for Home Use
  • Microsoft Essentials AV
  • Microsoft Expression Web
  • Microsoft External Connector
  • Microsoft Forefront
  • Microsoft Office for Home
  • Microsoft Office Pro Plus
  • Microsoft Office Professional for Mac
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Project Standard and Professional
  • Microsoft Project Server
  • Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection
  • Microsoft Visio Standard and Professional
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Professional with MSDN
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows for Home
  • Microsoft Windows Remote Desktop
  • Microsoft Windows Server Client Access License
  • Microsoft Windows Server Standard and Data Center
  • Microsoft Windows Work-At-Home - Upgrade
  • Microsoft Sharepoint Designer
  • Microsoft Sharepoint Server 2013
  • Microsoft SQL Server Developer Edition
  • Microsoft SQL Server Standard 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Pro with MSDN
  • Nvivo
  • Origin
  • Reference Manager
  • SAS
  • SAS Enterprise Miner
  • SAS Genetics
  • SigmaPlot
  • Shazam Pro
  • SPSS Single Use and Student Licenses
  • Stata
  • Systat
  • Timbuktu
  • VMware Academic Program
  • VMware Fusion Pro
  • VMware Workstation


Purchase Methods for OnTheHub

Purchase methods for software will vary depending on individual licensing agreements and your relationship with the university (student, faculty or staff). You can find payment details under individual software pages in our OnTheHub software store.

Please note that many titles intended for staff and faculty in-office or at home work use have to be purchased with a U of A Corporate Credit Card or with an indent/speedcode. In other words, the funds must come from a faculty or department of the University of Alberta.

Available payment methods can include:

  • Visa, MasterCard or American Express
  • PayPal
  • U of A Corporate Credit Card
  • Indent/speedcode

Staff and Faculty Microsoft Windows

We, in partnership with the Office of the Vice-Provost (Information Technology), offer several University of Alberta editions of Microsoft Windows for staff and faculty.

Learn more on our Enterprise Software Page!

Free For All!

You shouldn't be without any of these applications.  All of this software will cost you nothing.  Some of it is publicly available, other software requires a CCID as the U of A has pre-paid for it on your behalf.  So go ahead—take it!  From web browsers to anti-virus software, we've got it all aggregated for you right here.

Get Your Freebies!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For all of your software related questions, we have the answers.  Our FAQ can help you through the selecting and purchasing the appropriate software for you!

Get Your Answers Here!


Important Legal Issues

It has come to our attention that some clients are purchasing software with University of Alberta indents or credit cards, after which they are reimbursing their departments and taking the software home for personal use.

This practice contravenes the university’s Information Technology Use and Management Policy, which stipulates that licensed software is for university-related purposes only. Such practices make it difficult for us to maintain relationships of trust with software vendors, who provide us with discounts under the umbrella of strict academic usage.

Please cooperate with us in this matter, so that we can continue to offer everyone software at discounted prices. Thank you!

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