Technology Discounts for Personal Use

Kettering University offers to students, faculty and staff discounts on technology purchases for personal use.  A list of Computer Hardware, Software and Wireless providers are identified below.  To view a list of additional discounts offered to employees, visit the Human Resources website.  

Computer Hardware Technology


All Kettering Students, Faculty and Staff are eligible for a 10-13% discount on select Apple technologies purchased for personal use.  Available technology discount applies to computing devices such as iPods, iPads, iBooks, Powerbooks, PowerMacs, etc. 

To receive the Kettering University discount, just visit the Apple Store for Education and select the appropriate link (either faculty/staff member or student) and enter the University's Zip Code [48504]. Next select Kettering University and agree to Apple's shopping agreement.  Once you have agreed to Apple's terms and conditions, you will be forwarded to the Apple Store showing the appropriate discount for Kettering University.


Dell and Kettering Univeristy have teamed up to offer you the benefit of participating in the Dell University Program. This is great news for you, since the Dell University Program offers award-winning technology, flexible financing options, service and support, and much more. Kettering students and employees visit the Dell Store and begin shopping to receive up to a 12% discount on computing equipment.

HP StoreHP

HP offers discounted prices for Kettering University students and employees.  Visit the HP Store to receive discounts on computing equipment.


Software Technology

Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP)

Microsoft Office 2013 - Home Use ProgramKettering employees are eligible to participate in Microsoft's Software Assurance Home Use Program (HUP). This program enables you to get a licensed copy of the Microsoft® Office desktop PC applications to install and use on your home computer at a fraction of the full retail cost.  You may continue using HUP software while you are under our employment and as long as the corresponding software you use at work has active Software Assurance coverage.

To access the Microsoft Home Use Program Web site:

  1. Go to the Microsoft Home Use Program webpage.  
  2. Select the country to which you want your order to be shipped to and choose the language for viewing the order website.
  3. Enter your university e-mail address and insert the following program code:  F8937A745E
  4. Place your order online, and it will be shipped to the location you have chosen. Please note that a fulfillment fee will be charged to cover packaging, shipping, and handling costs.

Note: This program code is assigned to our organization for our sole use in accessing this site. You may not share this number with anyone outside our organization.

Minitab Software

Minitab 16The IT Department has negotiated a new enterprise license for the Minitab application that will result in costs savings and provide more widespread availability of Minitab 16 to faculty and students. The Annual Enterprise License provides qualified students and faculty unlimited use of the licensed software. Under this new yearly contract students and faculty will have access to the Minitab software for installation on personal/home computers for academic use.

Authorized Users are defined as follows:

  1. Faculty members (whether full-time, part-time or adjunct) at an accredited, degree-granting academic institution.
  2. Students (whether full-time or part-time) who are enrolled in coursework that results in the receipt of credits (excluding certificate programs and continuing education credits) towards a degree at an accredited, degree-granting academic institution.

The downloading of Minitab 16 is now available through the online Blackboard Academic suite. To download a copy follow the steps listed below:

  1. Log into the Blackboard system.
  2. Go to My Files --> Institutional Content --> Enterprise Software --> Minitab
  3. Read the Setup_notes.txt file for instructions on the installation process.


Communication Services


Kettering employees are eligible for an 18% off Sprint discount for new or existing service.

Verizon StoreVerizon

Kettering employees are eligible for an 18% off discount for new or existing service along with discounts up to 25% off accessories. Instructions on how to activate your Verizon discount is available on Blackboard.