Available Software

The Arts Computing Office welcomes students, staff and faculty to approach us with any software issues. We provide support for software on Nexus and Arts faculty computers. Available software can be found below by operating system, department or computer lab.

Visit the IST Service Desk in either the Dana Porter or Davis Centre Libraries to obtain a podium key. 


  • Arts Lecture Hall (AL)
  • Modern Languages (ML) 109 and 113

  • Psychology-Anthropology-Sociology (PAS) 1080, 1098, 1099, and 1237


If additional software is needed for instructional purposes, see the sidebar (Requesting Additional Software) for details.

Requesting Additional Software

If you are an Arts faculty member and wish to request additional software to be installed in Arts computer labs:

  • Obtain a legal license to publish a copy of the software on the Waterloo Nexus network from the software’s vendor.
  • Please fill in the Software Request form to request a service for software installation.

Live chat

Computing questions? Connect with the Arts Computing Office Help Desk on our live chat! Available Monday to Friday, 9:30AM - 4:30PM, with some exceptions.