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Savings through the Microsoft Student Select Program


As a parent, teacher or staff Virginia Beach City Public Schools, you are able to purchase several Microsoft software packages at significant savings through the Microsoft Select Program! The Select Program enables K-12 students, teachers and staff to buy single user Microsoft products for home use at a discount of up to 85% off commercial retail pricing. The program makes it easy, accessible and affordable for students, teachers, and staff to work on school projects at home, using the same Microsoft programs available on computers in our schools. Some frequently asked questions (FAQ) about this cost-savings program are as follows:

Frequently Asked Questions


Which products are included in the Microsoft Select Program and what is the price?
Check for up-to-date products and pricing.

How is this cost-savings program made possible?
Virginia Beach City Public Schools selected Journey Education Marketing (JourneyEd) a leading seller of software to students to offer this cost savings program. JourneyEd has embarked on partnerships with leading academic and academic institutions across the U.S. and Canada in order to provide online purchase of professional software tools at discounted prices.

How do I purchase this software?
To order any of the software listed above online, go to

Do I need to provide school identification to JourneyEd to purchase these products?
Yes, Microsoft requires that we ensure that you qualify to purchase these products. To do so, when you order online you must enter your first and last name as it appears on your paycheck (employees) or report card (students). Employees must also enter their employee (WISE) number and students must enter their student number.

Can anyone buy from the online store?
No. In order to qualify to purchase these products, you must be a student, teacher or staff member. Parents may place orders on behalf of their children.

How many copies can I purchase of each product?
Each student, teacher and staff can purchase one copy. As a parent, if you have more than one child in a K-12 school in your state, you can purchase a copy of each product for each of your children.

Upon purchase, what will be shipped to me?
All software purchases are available for download with the option of purchasing a CD.