Requesting additional lab software for courses

Faculty members and lecturers may request the installation additional software on public or specialty labs, if arranged in advance with the Arts Computing Office.

Instructors are expected to test the software before it is made generally available. See the list of current software available in public labs.

Who can use this service:

  • Faculty

How to request this service:

  • 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.

Minimum notice to use service:

6 weeks

Average length of time to complete request:

Will vary based on request

Service hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Support for this service:

Service category:


PAS - Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
200 University Avenue West

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