Students Technology Purchasing

Discount Software & Computers for Students


Students can receive a discount on several software applications simply by using their SMU Email address. Visit to purchase Adobe applications and more.

Students are eligible to download SAS, SAS JMP, and Mathematica free of charge under our campus agreement. Also, many software packages are available to use virtually within Apps.SMU, our virtualized environment.

Cell Phone Service

SMU has a contract with both AT&T and Sprint. Through these contracts, students can receive discounts on existing or new lines of service. Click on your desired vendor to learn more or sign up for your discount.

Computer Recommendations for SMU

Apple and Windows platforms are fully supported and compatible with campus IT services. The following are suggested minimum requirements for a personal computer:

Processor: 2.3 Ghz Intel Core i5 "Broadwell" or higher
Memory: 8GB or more.
Storage: 256GB or better.
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better.
Wireless: 802.11n WiFi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
Optional: Ethernet Port, Webcam