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Give Instructors and Students the Tools They Need and Turn Academic Coursework into Compelling Communications

Plus provide your students with FREE student licensing with your Quark volume license program!

QuarkXPress® for Your Design Department
Quark makes it easy for you to provide comprehensive instruction on the design tools your students need for a competitive edge.

Not only do instructors get curriculum support and materials, Quark also gives you flexible options to manage software licenses so instructors and students have access to QuarkXPress – and your college or university maximizes its software spending. See Teachers and Faculty Information.

QuarkXPress for your Entire Institution
But why limit the benefits of creative software to your design students? Take advantage of QuarkXPress® education volume pricing and help all of your faculty and students turn their knowledge, ideas, and research into compelling print and digital communications.

We also offer an annual App Studio Education Plan that includes 250 QuarkXPress licenses along with everything you need to prepare students for the world of digital publishing, equipping them to create next generation iPad, iPhone and Android apps. Discover the App Studio Education Plan.

Benefits: Cost Savings

  • Save over 80% off the commercial list price
  • Low minimum purchase requirements: Activation-based licensing, minimum of 2 users or more. Concurrent-based licensing, minimum of 5 users or more.
  • Efficient use of your school budget: Pay for only the software and services that you actually use.
  • No complicated points structure or discount levels to maintain, allowing your organization the security of low pricing at all times
  • Lower maintenance renewal costs, eliminating the need to buy upgrades and simplifying budget planning. Renewal of student usage is also included at no additional charge with the maintenance renewal

Benefits for Students

  • Students can learn a powerful design tool, fast!
  • Students can turn bland assignments, class presentations, and other projects into visually compelling achievements in print and digital formats
  • Students can load QuarkXPress software onto student-owned machines for personal use for up to one year, enabling access from anywhere, at any time!
  • Upon graduation, the student is allowed to upgrade to the Quark commercial license for $299 - a $500 savings!

Software Management

  • Simple License Management
    Use one serial number to manage all of your licenses
  • Software License Flexibility
    Choose between activation-based (per seat) licensing or concurrent-based licensing
  • Upgrade Plan and Technical Support
    All Quark Education licensing purchases include a 12-month QuarkXPress Maintenance Plan with unlimited technical support and updates and upgrades for all products released during the term of your QuarkXPress Maintenance Plan
  • Electronic Software Delivery
    Increased efficiency of license deployment with free-of-charge Electronic Software Delivery (ESD) upon request
  • Cross-platform support
    All QuarkXPress education licenses include cross-platform serial numbers (Mac OS® and Windows®), so it's easy to switch platforms if your needs change

Customer Support: We’re Here for You

  • Personal Quark Education Account rep available to help you with all your licensing needs.
  • All Quark Education licensing purchases include unlimited technical support by phone, e-mail and chat, access to our online Knowledgebase and Self-Service Portal 24x7.

    See pricing for details.

More Design and Publishing Options

Learn how your faculty and staff can publish academic works, marketing communications materials, and other communications on behalf of your institution using our dynamic publishing software:

  • App Studio – Everything you need to prepare students for the world of digital publishing, equipping them to create next generation iPad, iPhone and Android apps
  • QuarkCopyDesk – Let anyone author and edit directly in a richly designed QuarkXPress layout from their desktop computer
  • Quark Publishing Platform – Connect your faculty, marketing communications department, and other staff to your designers through a collaborative workflow
  • Quark Web-to-Print System – Give your entire body of faculty and staff the ability to customize branded templates, then order materials through your organization’s billing system.

Case Studies

Cal Poly

Graphic Communication Department at California Polytechnic State University uses Quark Publishing System to help future writers, editors, and designers gain real-world experience collaborating with each other using advanced publishing technology in class.

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University of Kentucky

Dynamic publishing helps the student-run daily newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel, streamline production workflow and focus on creating award-winning content.

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