Funded Software

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Windows 10 Logo

Students, through their payment of the Student Tech Fee, pay 1/3 the cost of the UC Berkeley's contract with Microsoft.  This gives them access to Microsoft Office's productivity suite including Excel, Powerpoint, Word, and operating system upgrades at a much better rate than they would get on the open market, even at the educational rate.  Windows 7 and 8 will stopped receiving security patches at the end of January 2020, but students need not purchase a new device.  They can upgrade their operating system to Windows 10 by following the these(link is external) instructions. 
Amount paid by Student Tech Fund: $0.86 per student, per month.
Market value: $18.92 per month
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Problems? Contact the STF-supported help resource, Student Tech Services(link is external).

Adobe Creative Cloud Logo

Students, through their payment of the Student Tech Fee, pay a portion of UC Berkeley's contract with Adobe for its Adobe Creative Cloud suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications including Acrobat, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, XD, and more.
Amount paid by Student Tech Fund: $1.46/student/month
Market value: $19.99/month
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Matlab Logo

Students, through their payment of the Student Tech Fee, pay, together with a consortium of departments, pay ~9% of UC Berkeley's contract for MATLAB.  MATLAB is a programming language utilized for applications development, including graphical user Interface building. STF offers MATLAB with Simulink and all toolboxes.
Amount paid by Student Tech Fund: $0.03/student/month
Market value: $20.83/month
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Students, through their payment of the Student Tech Fee, pay about 40% of UC Berkeley's contract for LinkedIn Learning, an online education platform that offers over 5,000 skill-development courses in technology, business, and creative fields. 
Amount paid by Student Tech Fund: $0.10/student/month
Market value: $29.99/month
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Qualtrics Logo

The campus Qualtrics license is funded in partnership by a grant from the Student Technology Fund, IST, a consortium of colleges, schools, divisions and departments, and the D-Lab. The Student Technology Fund also provides funding for student empolyees, consultants, and instructors who provide Qualtrics software support.
Amount paid by Student Tech Fund: $.98/student/month (licensing and wrap-around service costs) 
Market value: $29.99/month
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Problems? Contact the STF-supported help resource, Student Tech Services.