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Free Software

Microsoft Office and Windows 8.1 Upgrade (Students Only)

Provides currently enrolled students with Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2013, Office for Mac 2011, and Windows 8.1 upgrade at no charge. Interested students should visit http://software.psu.edu/info/microsoft-office-licensing to gain access to the software.

ITS Downloads (Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Provides access to free AntiVirus software (Symantec Endpoint Protection) as well as a host of commonly used University software titles.  To access this resource, visit https://downloads.its.psu.edu.

Open Source Software (Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Open source software for students, faculty and staff. To access this resource, please visit http://carroll.aset.psu.edu/.

Microsoft DreamSpark (Information Sciences & Technology Department Only)

Provides access to free Microsoft software & development tools for IST students & faculty. To learn more about this program, visit http://www.nk.psu.edu/StudentServices/IT/43036.htm.

Discounted Software

Software at Penn State (Students, Faculty, & Staff)

Penn State has a software store where software titles can be purchased at discounted educational rates. More information about this resource can be found at https://software.psu.edu/.



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Computer Center
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M-Th: 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.