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|Academic Orders and Eligibility
|What are the Academic Eligibility requirements?
Click here to go to our Main Academic Eligibility Section
of the products we offer are available to the academic community (and others) at great
discounts! Many leading software publishers have “academic" or
"education" programs to offer their software to the academic
specially discounted prices. These academic companies have identified the academic communities (and other communities) as opinion leaders for the promotion of their products. These products are identical to the regular
commercial versions. They are complete with no features disabled, and include
manuals, registration and seldom are there any differences.
ordered as Academic Discounted required (as identified in the Academic
Eligibility tab section of each product) are only available to students,
teachers, schools, and other individuals and organizations. With these
products you are required to document or verify your eligibility with us.
Please verify your academic eligibility by using the following steps:
- Upon selecting the items
you want and completing your order you will have an order
number for your order.
- Fax us a copy of the required eligibility documents as described below to (877) 217-0113 .
- Make an image of
your school ID or other documentation by using a scanner, a digital camera or the
camera in your cell phone.
- Then download to your computer and email us your
image (*.jpg or *.gif if convenient) to Sales@ComputerMusicShop.com or email directly from your phone.
your order number on the email or fax.
For Students and Teachers
valid School ID should contain:
- Your name
- Your picture
- School name
- Current semester
or school year
For Sibelius products a School ID is Required.
For other products, if
you do not have a school ID please send us the following documentation:
- Students without
a school ID please submit a copy of recent report card (K-12 only),
or a letter from teacher or school on school letterhead verifying CURRENT
enrollment, or a copy of class schedule, or a copy of receipt
showing payment for current semester.
Teachers, Staff, or
School Employees without a school ID please submit a copy of your pay stub,
or a copy of your teaching contract, or a letter from on
school letterhead verifying your school employment. If you are
listed on a school web site you only need to provide us with the website
- Home Schooled Students please provide us with name, age, and grade level and two
or more, if possible, of the following:
1. A letter from your
State's Department of Education or local School District or Board recognizing
your home school.
2. A letter of intent to
3. Any document showing
membership in a local, state, or national home school association or
4. Any receipts for
purchases of a home school curriculum program from any nationally recognized
home school curriculum provider.
5. Any other
documentation which verifies that you have established an authentic home school
for the purpose of educating your child or children outside of the public and
private school systems.
- Private Music
Teachers can purchase most music software at academic discounted prices. Private Music
Teachers must be a current member of MTNA, MENC, State MEA or an MENC allied
association. Please send us a copy of your
you do not have the above items please send us any documentation or information
you have for our review. If we need additional documentation we will email
you immediately or within an hour.
Churches and Theological Organizations
Most music software are offered to religious organizations at academic discounted prices.
- Churches, Synagogues and Theological Organizations must be nonprofit and have a separate house of worship. The Music Minister or Music
Representative placing the order must currently
be employed or working with a church or other religious institution in their music
Churches and theological organizations please send us a letter on official
church stationery that confirms that the software is being purchased for the
use of the organization. If you are
listed on a church web site you only need to provide us with the website
Schools, Districts, Colleges &
We offer great special academic discounts, special
volume discounts and Site Licensing on many products to K-12, colleges and
other education institutions. Please
email or call us with the details of your requirements so that our Licensing
Specialists can help you.
If you are purchasing with a Purchase Order (Net 30),
the Purchase Order is proof of academic eligibility. If you're paying for a school order with a
personal credit card or check, you must send us a letter of authorization on
Qualified institutions may be either publicly or
privately owned and include the following:
Universities or scientific or technical
Boards of education
Ministries of education
School district administrative offices
Several manufacturers allow charitable nonprofit
organizations to purchase software at academic discounts. If you are a recognized as a charitable
nonprofit under section 501(c) 3 of the IRS tax code you may be eligible.
Most hospitals, libraries, museums, religious
organizations and non-profit charitable organizations are eligible to purchase.
privacy is important to us. Please feel free to hide any and all personal
information other than your photograph, name, and any document expiration dates
on any documents you submit.
|What is the difference between educational versions and the real version?
||Nothing; aside from the price, usually these
products are functionally identical to the commercial versions. As a
student, teacher, instructor, or faculty member you are eligible to
purchase one copy of most software titles at educational discounts.