UC Berkeley commits to funding student access to Microsoft, Adobe software after Student Tech Fund fee fails

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After a meeting between Chancellor Carol Christ, campus officials and student leaders, Christ announced a commitment to securing emergency funding for Adobe and Microsoft software. The software was previously funded by the Student Tech Fund fee, which did not pass in the 2021 ASUC elections.

UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ has committed to securing emergency funding for student access to Microsoft and Adobe software for the upcoming academic year.
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