Purchasing Deals


You will need to provide proof (such as your MassArt ID) that you are a current student or staff member when purchasing from any of the suppliers listed below. Some discounts are not available to college staff.


Adobe Software
Discounted Creative Cloud subscriptions are available for students, staff, and faculty. Subscriptions for staff and faculty for their home, non-MassArt, computers are $9.75 for an annual subscription:

Faculty & Staff Licenses  (NOTE: this offer is not available to students.)

Student subscriptions are $19.99 per month for the first year only, and $29.99 per month thereafter. This is discounted from the $49.99 per month regular price. Students may purchase Adobe Creative Cloud licenses with an educational discount here:


AutoDesk Software
AutoDesk engineering and design products, are free for faculty and students. You may need to register with Autodesk, Apple (for products though the App Store), or others.

Autodesk software for Higher Ed.

Corel Painter X3 - Download Version for only $15.00!*
Click Here for product information. Pricing is $15 for 1 year. This includes Painter as well as the full Corel Graphics Suite.
Click Here to Buy Corel Painter X3. Click Here to read the PDF product announcement. *All sales are final, Corel's 30 day money back guarantee does not apply to this offer.

Click Here for product information. 12 month student lease costs $59. Note, $39 of this can be credited towards a full license if purchased within the year. Full package is $200 and includes free copy of max 7 when it is released later this year.

Rhino 3D
Click Here for student, staff & faculty order form.
Full package $195; proof of status is required

InVision App
InVision is a design prototyping tool that lets you wire up bitmaps to create clickable functional prototypes. It is free for education. Registration via a Web form is required as well as a code. The MassArt code is: 56-73-13-19.
Click here for more information; scroll down for the registration form.


PC Laptops

Dell laptops: Students, staff and faculty can purchase Dell computers through the Employee and Education Purchasing program (EPP).  Details are on the Dell website  www.dell.com/massart

Lenovo laptops: Students, staff and faculty can purchase Lenovo computers through their web site directly at www.lenovo.com/MassArt

Apple Products (July 2014)

Academic discounts (about 10% off MRP) for Apple products are available at the Apple Store online (store.apple.com/us). Click on "Education Store" in left frame, select the "College or University Student" link, find MassArt in the list of colleges.

Below is a basic (15"  MacBook Pro) laptop model currently available from Apple. Other Macintosh models, as well as iPods, flat screen monitors, and various accessories can also be ordered at the Apple Education Store online at a discount. SHIPPING IS FREE ON MOST PRODUCTS. You can also purchase Apple products at Apple stores.

MacBook Pro 15"
2 GHz Intel i7, 8 Gb RAM, 250 Gb flash hard drive, Intel graphics, Retina display $1899


External Hard Drives are available at a significant discount (typically 30% off MRP) directly from LaCie. You can purchase only one product per semester. Products ship directly to you. Prices do not include shipping. Note: warranty now extended to 3 years for most prosumer products! Product information is available at the LaCie web site, www.lacie.com/us/index.htm. For pricing and purchases, contact LaCie drectly using the infomation on the Order Form. 
Download the order form (DOC)

Academic discounts on other products are also available from the following vendors:



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last update fsw 9-10-2014