Software Downloads for Students, Faculty and Staff
NDSU licenses a variety of programs for use at no charge by faculty staff and students. These include anti-virus and anti-spam software, networking and utility software.
Log in at the Software Downloads page to access these programs.
Software for NDSU-Owned Computers
NDSU provides software for university-owned computers through the Software Licensing program in Information Technology Services. See the list of Software Licensing Contacts to find out who is responsible for ordering software within your department or business unit. Please contact this person first regarding any software requests.
Additional information, including pricing, is available on the software licensing page.
Information regarding purchasing Apple software for NDSU-owned computers is available on the Apple Software page.
Software in Clusters and Classrooms
A variety of programs are installed in clusters and classrooms, and multimedia carts across campus. For more information see:
- Current cluster software
- Current software installed in classrooms
- Current software installed on multimedia carts
- Request software installation in clusters, classrooms, or on multimedia carts
Personal Software for Students
Free Microsoft Office software available now!
NDSU students enrolled for one or more credits can install Microsoft Office for free on their personal computers through the Student Advantage program. Get your free Microsoft Office software now!
Students can get a free copy of Read & Write Gold, an innovative literacy software designed to help individuals of all ages, abilities and learning styles improve reading fluency and comprehension, writing, studying and research skills.
Student discounts on a variety of programs, including Adobe products, are available through the NDSU Bookstore.
Personal Software for Faculty and Staff
NDSU's Microsoft Campus Agreement allows faculty and staff to purchase one copy of Microsoft Office (Windows or Macintosh) for home use. This software must be ordered through the NDSU Software Licensing Contact for your department or business unit.
Faculty and staff can get a free copy of Read & Write Gold, an innovative literacy software designed to help individuals of all ages, abilities and learning styles improve reading fluency and comprehension, writing, studying and research skills.
Faculty and staff who wish to purchase non-Microsoft software for personal use should contact the NDSU Bookstore.
- Mathematica 9.0.1
- Minitab 16
- SAS 9.3
- SPSS 22
- ESRI 10.2
Please contact Software Licensing for more information @ 231-8685 Option 4.