UAA and the UA system offer a number of services for desktop software from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, and others.


Academic Discounts

Students, faculty, and staff are generally eligible for discounts from most software vendors. Inquire with the vendor directly or check their website.

Departments also qualify for academic discounts. Before a departmental purchase is made, please check to see if we have volume licensing available for the product. Volume licensing is only available for University departments and organizations.



Information Technology Services has negotiated a Microsoft Campus Agreement that provides the University of Alaska faculty and staff with the use of selected Microsoft software applications. Software may be acquired and installed via three different programs.

  1. Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES)
  2. Work at Home (WAH) program
  3. Home Use Program (HUP)

UAA Downloads

UAA Students, faculty and staff can download software like antivirus and accessibility support software.


Keyed Software

Employees can use University of Alaska bulk licensed software to save the University the cost of many individual program licenses. Please note that some of these applications and installers require prior installation of KeyAccess and configuration to rely on UA's KeyServer named Read more about keyed software.


UAA Bookstore

Educational discounts on software are available through the UAA Bookstore software department. You can contact the UAA Bookstore at 786-1151 or