To be considered for a site license, the software must meet the following criteria.
- The software can be used by faculty, staff and grad students.
- The software is integral for people to do their job.
- The software will be used by a significant portion of campus users.
To request a site license submit a business case, your request will be brought to the CIO for presentation to UCIST. If UCIST supports the licensing recommendation, the CIO will request funding for the site license.
Available licensed software
|Software company||Available for:||Software information|
Acrobat Pro DC can be purchased on the IST Webstore.
|Autodesk||Staff||Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to purchase.|
Free on Nexus.
|Autodesk||Students||Free for students on the Autodesk website.|
|Corel||Faculty, Staff||CorelDraw, WordPerfect can be purchased through the OnTheHub.|
ArcGIS can be purchased through the IST Webstore.
esri for students can be purchased through the UW Bookstore.
Note: ENV staff should contact Environment Computing.
|FileMaker Pro||Faculty, Staff||FileMaker Pro can be purchased through the IST Webstore.|
|Labview||Faculty, Staff||Labview can be purchased through the IST Webstore.|
Maple for faculty/staff can be purchased through the IST Webstore.
Maple for Students can be purchased through the UW Bookstore.
MatLab can be purchased through the IST Webstore.
Learn more about MatLab (including training and support)
|Microsoft 365 with Office 365 Pro Plus||Faculty, Staff, Grad Students||
Microsoft 365 A3 with Office 365 Pro Plus. Read the University of Waterloo's Microsoft campus agreement FAQ.
|Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus (Desktop)||Faculty, Staff, Grad Students||
Microsoft Office applications for up to 5 personally owned computers/devices. See Getting started with Office 365 for faculty, staff, and graduate students for more information.
Contact your IST account rep if you are interested in installing Office 365 ProPlus (Desktop).
|NVivo||Faculty, Staff, Grad Students|
SAS, purchased through the IST Webstore.
Note: If you are in Arts, contact Arts Computing.
SPSS, Amos. Purchased through the IST Webstore.
|SPSS||Students and Grad Packs||
Please order your copy from e-academy online store.
|Techsmith||Faculty, Staff, Students||Camtasia Studio, Snagit/Dubit can be purchased directly from the company.|
|WinEdt||Faculty, Staff, Students||WinEdt - Latex Editior for Windows can be purchased directly from the company.|