CATS GUIDE TO PURCHASING TECHNOLOGY FOR HOME
Apple Macintosh, iPod, iPad & More
Get deals for students at the Apple Online Store, located at http://www.apple.com/edu/wrightstate/. Order Mac notebooks for less. Free shipping. Full line of Apple products, including iMacs, MacBooks, iPods, and more.
Student and employees can save up to 12% through the Dell Online Store for Wright State. The store also honors promotions seen on television and in ads.
Shopping at PC Mall Gov
Get government/educational rates for computers and electronics. Go to http://www.pcmallgov.com and login with AccountSetup222 as the username and pcmallgov as the password. You'll be prompted to create your own account, and then you'll be good to go!
AT&T Home Wireless Discounts
AT&T has special discount offers on personal cell phone service. WSU students can receive a 5% discount and employees a 15% discount on most voice and data plans. The discounts do not cover the Unlimited Voice or Text Messaging options. Contact the CaTS Help Desk for your discount FAN code and further instructions.
CaTS Home Base
CaTS Home Base, a student-only service, offers advanced technical support for your personal computer. Located in 032 Dunbar Library, this is also where students go to pick up software ordered through the Home Licensing Software Store. Visit the Home Base website at http://www.wright.edu/cats/homebase/.
Software: Microsoft, Adobe, & More
Wright State University has special licensing agreements that allow us to offer a wide variety of software programs to students and employees at discounts of up to 80%. Available packages include the Office suite, Windows operating system upgrades, Adobe graphic design tools, and much more. Check out http://www.wright.edu/software/ for all the details.
Software: Mail Order Discounts
There are a number of mailorder companies that specialize in academically priced software, including the following:
These e-commerce sites on the web do not offer specific discounts to Wright State students or employees but they can be an excellent source of product reviews, technical notes and
price comparison information. Remember, be extra cautious whenever purchasing items over the phone or the internet.
If you'd like more information about student computing resources available at Wright State, please visit the CaTS website at http://www.wright.edu/cats/ or contact the CaTS Help Desk at 775-4827.