Students are not required to purchase from any particular vendor, as long as their device meets the minimum standards. However, the college has negotiated special pricing from the vendors below to assist you in this process. For pricing and the discount package options available to UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business students, please visit the vendor pages below.
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|Starting at $1,070||Starting at $975||Starting at $723|
For questions regarding computer purchases through our vendors, contact COBTech@utsa.edu.
Trial version is available for students from Intuit (one year of QuickBooks Online and five months of QuickBooks Desktop). Enter your information to verify your academic status.
R- project is a free open-source software, externally available on their website:
Some editions of RStudio must be paid for, but an open source version is available free of cost:
SAS is available for discounted purchase from the UT ServiceNow TX Shop, requires a UT EID:
Available through Pearson.
The individual version of Anaconda is free and open source, scroll to the bottom of page for download links.
Students enrolled in an information systems and cyber security course have access to more than 100 Microsoft Developer Tools for use on their personal machines and are automatically enrolled in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business subscription with Microsoft Azure. Accounts are available the second week of classes each semester. Contact COBTech@utsa.edu for more information.
Lightweight Java IDE – with Amazon Correcto.
All Jetbrains IDEs are freely available to students through the Github Student Developer Pack:
Lightweight, open-source virtual machine manager.
Students enrolled in an information systems and cyber security course have access to virtualization technology provided by the VMware Academic Program (VMAP). Accounts are automatically generated the first week of each semester and eligible students will receive an email with registration details.
Free, open-source network protocol analyzer.
The university, through the Office of Digital Learning, provides technical support services and technology to students such as accessibility services, video conferencing technology, and productivity software. These services and tools (including access to Microsoft Office through OneDrive for Business) will be updated periodically and can be found below the information for technical support: odl.utsa.edu/support/technical-support