Software for Students

Did you know that you have access to a lot of software as a student at Western? Some is available for free, some can be purchased for a low annual fee, and most of it is installed on public computers in Social Science. There is a list of pre-installed software locations and titles online. Below is a list of software that you can get for your own computers.

Software Title Location Installed Availability Who is Eligible?
ArcGIS SSC 1038 This site license can be installed on office, home or personal computers. See the WTS Site License page for details. Professors, Instructors, and graduate students
IBM SPSS AMOS SSC 1020, 1038, SSCRemote This can be purchased annually for a significantly reduced rate from the Campus Computer Store. Faculty, Staff and Students ($130)
IBM SPSS Statistics SSC 1020, 1038, MyVLab, SSCRemote This can be purchased annually for a significantly reduced rate from the Campus Computer Store. Faculty, Staff and Students ($130)
Matlab SSC 1020, 1038, MyVLab, SSCRemote This site license can be installed on personal computers. See the WTS Site License page for details. Faculty, staff, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students
Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus All computers have Office You can install Office on several devices. There is more information on the Home Use options on the WTS website. Eligible students, faculty and staff.
QSR NVivo SSC 1020, 1038 This can be purchased annually for a significantly reduced rate from the Campus Computer Store. Faculty and Staff ($110), Graduate and Undergraduate Students ($40)
SAS SSC 1038 This site license can be installed on personal computers. See the WTS Site License page for details. Professors, Instructors, and graduate students