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Information about site licensed software and purchasing information for non-site licensed software.


  • Microsoft Windows 7, Office 2007/2010, Office 2008/2011 are covered by a campus site license.  The versions of Office only include work-at-home rights.  (Contact the Academic Computing Help Desk regarding work-at-home software.)
  • Microsoft applications other than the operating system and Office are not covered by the campus site license and must be purchased from contract vendors by an individual department (see 'Other software' shown below).  Also review the Microsoft Select Products that are available at very reasonable rates from the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC).
  • SPSS for Windows is covered by a campus site license and includes work-at-home rights (Contact the Academic Computing Help Desk regarding work-at-home software).  There are a limited number of SPSS for Mac licenses and they do not include work-at-home rights.
  • Symantec AntiVirus is covered by a campus license and includes home-use rights.  Please follow this link, Symantec Endpoint Protection, for home-use download.
  • Adobe Software is covered by the campus Adobe Creative Cloud license.  Please follow this link to see which software is available for install on campus computers.  Please follow this link for information about how to purchase Adobe Creative Cloud for home use.
  • Other software must be purchased from contract vendors.  Please follow this link, Software Vendors, to access a spreadsheet with vendor contact information.  If the software isn't available from the listed vendors or the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC), please follow this link, Alternate Software Sources, for required instructions.