Software Installation Requests
If you've recently purchased UW owned hardware and would like Support to install our standard software offering on it, or if you'd just like your existing hardware reinstalled with a clean image, please complete the online PC Installation Request form.
Free and Discounted Software availble to CSE students, faculty & staff
Two CSE Affiliate companies have graciously made their software available free of charge for every undergraduate major, graduate student, faculty member, and instructional and research lab system in the department.
Microsoft Dreamspark Program (formerly MSDNAA)
The Microsoft Corporation makes its developer software available free to any student enrolled in a CSE course for credit, and to faculty and staff and laboratory systems in the University of Washington Department of Computer Science & Engineering. This is offered through the Dreamspark (formerly MSDN Acadmemic Alliance Program), and certain terms and conditions do apply, so please be sure to understand those limits. This program includes Visual Studio.NET, all Server products, including Enterprise editions, Windows, Windows Server, and many others. About the only thing it does not include is MS Office (see following paragraphs). You can download software directly to your system. Get It Free Here!
Microsoft Office for Students
Thanks to Student Technology Fee funding,all current UW-Seattle students are able to download Microsoft Office Pro Plus 2010, Office 2011 for Mac, and Windows 7 Professional at no cost. You may keep this software after you graduate.
Look HERE for more information, including a comprehensive list of included software.
Microsoft Office, Faculty & Staff, Home Use Program
Under the 2010-2011 Microsoft Campus Agreement, University of Washington faculty and staff are eligible to obtain ONE copy of the latest version of Microsoft Office (either Office 2010 for Windows or Office 2011 for Macintosh) to install on their personally-owned computer at a steeply discounted price (around $10), which they can use for both personal and UW work.
Look HERE for more information, including a comprehensive list of included software and pricing.
VMware Academic Program (VMAP)
VMWare has graciously made much of its virtualization technology available to the CSE department. CSE Students can use desktop virtualization products free of charge for one year as part of qualified coursework or research projects. This program includes VMWare Workstation for Linux/Windows and VMware Fusion for Macs. Faculty can use additional VMware software under specific program usage guidelines, free of charge, in a wide variety of areas of academic research and classroom instruction. This is offered through the VMware Academic Program (VMAP), and certain terms and conditions do apply, so please be sure to understand those limits. You can download software directly to your system. Your full @cs email address is your VMAP username. Get It Free Here!
MATLAB is available for both research and instructional use on certain departmental hosts. More information is available in this document.
- CSL / Support Home
- Access & Accounts
- Backups & Restores
- Cloud & Email Services
- Course Resources (Fac/TA)
- Equipment (loan/procure)
- File Service & Remote Access
- Lab Facilities
- Lab Policies
- Printing & Scanning
- Web Authoring
- Macintosh Resources
- Unix/Linux Resources
- Windows Resources