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Pomona College provides Microsoft Security Essentials (Windows) and McAfee VirusScan (Macintosh). To install the antivirus software, make sure you remove any preinstalled antivirus software and then visit:
You can do this from home, but you will need your Pomona login and password to access some of the installers.
Pomona College also has a site license for Microsoft Office. For installation instructions, please choose one of the links below based on the version of Office that you need:
- Microsoft Office 2011 (Macintosh)
- Microsoft Office 2007 (Windows)
For Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows), you can purchase a copy of the Microsoft Office 2010 (and other software) media for a significant discount at OnTheHub.com (see instructions below) or CollegeBuys.com.
Microsoft Office Outlook email setup
To setup the email software that comes with either version of Microsoft Office, please choose one of the links below based on the version of Office that you installed:
Other software applications that you may see on lab, classroom and other college owned computers are not available for personally purchased computers.
However, there are many software applications available through the college’s terminal server, such as Frontpage, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Photoshop, Stata, SPSS, Eviews, Endnote & many more. For details, please click here for instructions.
Work-At-Home Purchasing of Microsoft Software
As part of the College’s Campus Agreement contract with Microsoft, faculty, staff and students may purchase the following products from Microsoft as part of a work at home clause in our contract:
- Windows 7 Operating System (Upgrade)
- Office 2010 (Windows)
ITS strongly recommends the purchase of the installation CD mail order option so that you will receive installer disks in the mail. The download option requires that the purchaser has a DVD burner drive and is able to make the installation disks on their own.
Open a web browser and visit http://pomona.onthehub.com
If you are a Pomona College faculty or staff member, click on the Faculty/Staff tab.
If you are a Pomona College student, click on the Student tab.
The first time you attempt to place something in your shopping cart, you will be asked to sign in, or if this is your first time visiting the site you will be asked to register.
It is important that you use your full pomona.edu email address (i.e., email@example.com (faculty/staff), firstname.lastname@example.org (students)) both as your login name and as the email address you supply as part of the registration process. The validation of the fact that you are an employee or student of Pomona College is done via the pomona.edu email address.
Installation instructions are included with each product.
ITS does not provide support for the installation of any of this software on personally owned computers.
If you have questions or you encounter problems using the OnTheHub website to make a purchase, please click here to visit the OnTheHub support page.