Before you buy any software, remember that you may be able to obtain certain commonly-used computer programs at no cost. Some of these programs can be downloaded from the Georgetown University online software webstore, and others can be borrowed from the UIS Lending Library. See below for details. 

Faculty and staff making institutional purchases should review the guidelines for making institutional purchases

GU Software Webstore

The GU software webstore for students, and the GU software webstore for faculty and staff, offer many programs (e.g., Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft 365) at reduced cost or free, so make sure to check the Webstore to see what’s available to you. (Note: Make sure you’re logged in to your Georgetown Google Workspace account to access the webstore.)