The IST Webstore provides access to most site-licensed software that requires internal cost recovery, and to no-cost campus licenses.

  • Access is limited to University employees.
  • All transactions are internal transfers that require a University account in the Unit4 system.
  • Use of most software is restricted to University business. Some software is restricted to University-owned machines.

The IST Webstore can be used to:

  • Purchase software using a University account number,
  • assign software licenses to users or computers,
  • download license files,
  • initiate installation of software on managed machines, and
  • get access to software installers on a network share.

What's available:

See the list of Licensed software at the University of Waterloo.

Who can use this service:

  • Graduate Students
  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff
  • IT Support Staff

How to request this service:

Send a request to

Support for this service:


Business critical: