Software Available

Faculty, Staff and Students can request certain software items at the TSC Computer Helpdesk.

Some software can only be installed by TSC staff on University owned or leased, and controlled, computers only. The computer must be located on the Lakehead University campus. Eligibility is only for the duration of employment or enrolment at the university.

Once employment or enrolment terminates, any and all copies of the software must be destroyed by user and written notice that this has been done must be given to the Technology Services Centre. Graduate students may request software at the TSC Computer Helpdesk.

If you would like to request SPSS, ArcGIS, Unisim, or Microsoft Office for home use, please see our software request form to get started.  Please ENSURE you check the software manufacturer's system requirements before purchasing or downloading any software.

**Please Note: some software packages are available to Faculty and Staff off site during this time. Dates are subject to change by vendors. See below for more information.

SoftwareWho Is It For?How To Get It
SPSS Staff, Faculty and Students can installPlease contact Helpdesk for more info and current pricing, or fill out the software request form.
Microsoft Office Suite Faculty and Staff can Request Installation on Lakehead computersRequest via TSC Support Ticket
Office 365(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook)Free for current students, Faculty and staff 
Download from the Microsoft website
MAC Office Faculty and Staff can Request Installation on Lakehead computersRequest via TSC Support Ticket
MAC OSCan be purchased at Campus Tech.Campus Tech
Windows OSFaculty and Staff can Request Installation on Lakehead computersRequest via TSC Support Ticket
ARCGISAuthorized Students can InstallRequest can be made via software request form.
UnisimAuthorized Students can InstallRequest can be made via software request form.
Autodesk Software (Fusion 360, Inventor Pro, Revit, AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Maya)Free for current studentsDownload from the Autodesk website
NVivoFree for Faculty and Graduate Students

*must be a Lakehead owned device - cannot be installed on personal devices. During the closure, this can be installed on any device using the temporary site license
Request can be made via software request form.
Matlab & SimulinkFor Faculty and Students. Available until June 30, 2020Click here to access Matlab & Simulink