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.

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, Publisher for PC, Access for PC)Free for current students, Faculty and staff must purchase
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
ESET AntivirusFaculty 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 StudentsRequest via TSC Support Ticket