Software Purchase Consultation

Overview

Engineering IT facilitates the acquisition of computer software for administrative, instructional and research purposes.

Available To

Availability varies by title. Most products are licensed for instructional or research purposes.

Features

  • Engineering IT partners with the University of Illinois Software Webstore for license management as well as distribution for a variety of titles.

Rates

There is no charge for assistance provided to acquire or install software packages. Software packages not covered by an existing site license agreement must be paid for by the interested parties. Some packages may be currently licensed strictly for instructional use and not for research or administrative use.

Getting Started

Available titles include:

AutoDesk Applications

  • For faculty and staff, Engineering IT contributes to the campus AutoDesk license that permits installation of AutoDesk applications on University-owned computers. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "Unit Purchase" and search for "AutoDesk."
  • Many AutoDesk Applications are available to students, faculty and staff for personal use via the Autodesk Design Institute Student Licensing program. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "Personal Purchase" and search for" Autodesk."

Mathematica

  • For faculty and staff, a free subscription to Mathematica is available from the Software Webstore. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "Unit Purchase" and search for "Mathematica."

MATLAB

  • For faculty, staff and students, MATLAB is available at no charge from the Software Webstore. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "Personal Purchase" and search for MATLAB for additional details.

Microsoft Applications

  • For faculty and staff, a variety of Microsoft applications are available at no cost for installation on University owned computers under the Microsoft Campus Agreement, as well as at a discount for personally owned computers. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "UNIT Purchase" and search for "Microsoft."
  • All students within the College of Engineering are covered by the MSDNAA agreement and can download and install many Microsoft applications at no cost. For additional details, log in to the Webstore, click on "Personal Purchase" and search for "MSDNAA."

Other Engineering Software Applications

If you are looking for another application, Engineering IT controls the access to the media and licenses for a variety of other software applications, including:

  • Agilent
  • Cadence
  • Mathcad
  • Mentor Graphics
  • Synopsys

If you would like to request access to any of these titles for installation on an University-owned computer, please e-mail the Engineering IT Help Desk at engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu.

Support

For software licensing information, please contact the engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu (Engineering IT Help Desk). For Webstore specific questions, webstore [at] illinois [dot] edu (contact the Webstore).

 Alternatively, you can contact your primary IT support person.

Get Help

Questions about this topic? Don't see what you're looking for?

Email engrit-help [at] illinois [dot] edu, call the Help Desk at 217-333-1313, or contact your primary IT support professional.