A variety of software is available to members of the university community. The software license agreement between the vendor and the University of Calgary will determine whether the software can be installed on university-owned computers (managed or unmanaged) or a person’s personally-owned computer. See the specific software User Guides below for details on a specific software license.
Note: If you are unsure whether your computer is managed or not, please click here to find out more: https://www.ucalgary.ca/it/convertingunmanaged
If you have a managed Windows-based computer, open Software Center on your computer to find a variety of site-licensed research, statistical and productivity software available to all managed staff computers. Software with limited licenses must be requested through the university’s Software Distribution website.
If you have an unmanaged Windows-based computer or a Mac, which is a university-owned computer, you can request university site-licensed and limited licenses software through the University's Software Distribution website.
University’s Software Distribution Website
A variety of site-licensed and volume-discounted research, statistical and productivity software is available to members of the university community with a valid IT Account. Visit the university's Software Distribution website for a list of software you can select.
Academic Software Center
Students, faculty, and staff are eligible to purchase a variety of software at significant discounts off standard retail prices for home use. This includes software from Microsoft, Adobe, and more. Access to Licenses expire upon an individual's termination of employment or student status with the University of Calgary. To purchase software, visit https://ucalgarywah.onthehub.com. You will need to register with your @ucalgary.ca email address.