Software for Faculty, Staff, and Departments

More than 125 software packages are available at no cost or for purchase at reduced costs.

  • Individual faculty or staff members may purchase some software titles for personal use either at home or at the University.
  • Departments can purchase software for professional use on University computers; some software license agreements also permit home use.
    Note: This type of purchase must be done through PantherExpress available at My Pitt.
  • Faculty and staff may purchase software at the Technical Support Desk at the University Store on Fifth.
    Note: Faculty and staff may ONLY purchase software at the Technical Support Desk if it is for PERSONAL HOME USE.

Many software titles are available for download via the Software Download Service at My Pitt. Please browse the selection of software packages below for details.

Academic Courseware for Faculty

All eligible teaching faculty can download more than 75 academic courses.

Academic Courseware for Faculty
Adobe for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Faculty, Staff and Departments can get Adobe Software for little or no cost.

Adobe Software
Apple Desktop Apps for Depts.

Departments can use a standard purchase requisition or P-card to purchase apps

Apple Desktop Apps
Apple Mobile Device Apps for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Purchase apps for your Apple mobile devices.

Apps for Apple Mobile Devices
ArcGIS for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Create and edit geographic data. Includes data visualization, query, and analysis tools.

AutoCAD for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Design, draft, and display graphics and technical drawings.

Centrify User Suite for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Centralize the management and user administration, authentication, and authorization of UNIX, Linux, and Mac systems

Centrify User Suite
ChemOffice Professional for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Program for creating and modifying representations of chemical structures.

ChemOffice Professional
Cloud Storage (

All students, faculty, and staff have access to unlimited cloud storage space through

Cloud Storage (
ComputracePlus for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Allows your laptop computer to be traced in the event that it is lost or stolen.

Corel for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Productivity software that includes Word Perfect, Designer, and Draw Graphics Suite.

DEC Workstation Maintenance for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Software and operating system maintenance for your DEC workstation.

DEC Workstation Maintenance
EndNote for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Search online bibliographic databases and create and format instant bibliographies.

gFTP for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Securely transfer files between computers with this SFTP client for Linux.

IBM SPSS Statistics for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Software for statistical analysis.

IBM SPSS Statistics
JMP for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Statistical Discovery from SAS

KeePass Password Safe for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Securely manage all the different passwords you use every day.

KeePass Password Safe
Malwarebytes for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Protect and defend your computer against malicious software.

Malwarebytes for Faculty / Staff / Depts.
Maple for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Maple is a mathematics software tool with fully integrated numerics & symbolics.

Mathcad for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Solve a wide range of math, science, and engineering problems.

Mathematica for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Simple to complex calculator operations as well as interactive document preparation.

MATLAB for Faculty / Staff / Depts.

Perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages.

Microsoft Desktop Software for Departments

University of Pittsburgh departments can license Microsoft software at very low cost.

Microsoft Desktop Software for Departments
Microsoft Home Use Software for Faculty & Staff

Several popular Microsoft titles are available through the Campus Software agreement.

Microsoft Home Use Software for Faculty and Staff