Free and Discounted Software

The C&IT Help Desk provides free and discounted software to current students, faculty and staff for academic, departmental and personal use. This service aims to:

  • Reduce the cost of desktop software that has universal interest through volume purchase agreements and site licensing.
  • Promote software anti-piracy and encourage patrons to comply with licensing requirements.

FREE Microsoft Office

All Other Downloads

Software downloads are available online 24/7. Free and discounted software offerings include:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (discounts for departmental use)
  • SPSS (free for registered students; discounts for departmental use)
  • SAS (discounts for departmental use)
  • Thomson EndNote (discount for current students, faculty, staff)
  • WSU does not offer antivirus software for personal use, but the C&IT Help Desk recommends and offers support for Microsoft Defender and Sophos.