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Explore IT Perks at Stanford

Free and discounted IT services, tools, and resources to increase your knowledge, save time, and put money back in your pocket.

As a member of the Stanford community, you have access to information technology (IT) perks including discounted mobile device plans, free online training courses, Microsoft Office discounts, and much more.

Below is a sampling of the IT perks to start taking advantage of today.

Personal Mobile Device Plans

Save up to 18 percent on your personal, qualified service plans through AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint. All that’s needed is a Stanford-affiliated email that ends in @stanford.edu, @stanfordhealthcare.org, or @stanfordchildrens.org.

Available to: university and hospital employees

Review details and start saving now »

Microsoft Office Suite

The Microsoft Office Suite — which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and several other applications — is available for purchase through the University IT Software Licensing Web Store for use on your personal computer. At a price of just $9.95, this is a great deal on a package that normally retails for $100 or more.

Available to: faculty, university staff, students

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Lynda.com Training

At Lynda.com, get free access to thousands of high-quality video tutorials 24/7 for self-paced learning. These tutorials are created by industry leaders and cover topics such as business, web design, and programming, with new courses rolling out every week.

Available to: faculty, university staff, students

Log in and start learning »

Mobile Device Repair Service

Breaking a smartphone or tablet can happen to anyone. But don’t let those shattered screens, dead batteries, or dysfunctional buttons get you down. University IT offers several options for the times when your device needs repairing.

Available to: faculty, university and hospital staff, students

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Computer Equipment

Get a large inventory of Apple, Dell, and Lenovo computer equipment at discounted academic pricing. Shop online or in store at the Stanford Bookstore to take advantage of these discounts.

Available to: faculty, university staff, students

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Access the Cardinal Tech Center at the Stanford Bookstore »

Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online is the premier on-demand digital library providing you free access to thousands of technology, digital media and business books and videos. Categories include: business, desktop and web applications, digital media, information technology and software development, personal and professional development, products, and vendors.

Available to: faculty, university staff, students

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Gartner Research

Take advantage of free access to Gartner, which provides accurate and current research for the IT industry. Gartner offers information on technologies, services, and industry trends. It also helps users translate complex issues into comprehensive advice and meaningful analysis.

Available to: faculty, university staff, students

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IT Perks at Stanford