Software for Students
Did you know that you have access to a lot of software as a student at Western? Some is available for free, some can be purchased for a low annual fee, and most of it is installed on public computers in Social Science. There is a list of pre-installed software locations and titles online.
|Software Title||Location Installed||Availability||Who is Eligible?|
|ArcGIS||SSC 1059, 6300, MyVLab||This site license can be installed on office, home or personal computers. See the WTS Site License page for details.||Professors, Instructors, and graduate students|
|IBM SPSS Statistics||SSC 1020, 1059, 6300, MyVLab, SSCRemote||This can be purchased annually for a significantly reduced rate from the Campus Computer Store.||Faculty, Staff and Students ($130)|
|Matlab||SSC 1020, 1059, 6300, MyVLab, SSCRemote||This site license can be installed on personal computers for no charge. See the WTS Site License page for details.||Faculty, staff, Graduate Students, and Undergraduate Students|
|Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus||All computers have Office||You can install Office on several devices for no charge. There is more information on the Home Use options on the WTS website.||Eligible students, faculty and staff.|
|QSR NVivo||SSC 1020, 1059, 6300||This can be purchased annually for a significantly reduced rate from the Campus Computer Store.||Faculty and Staff ($110), Graduate and Undergraduate Students ($40)|
|SAS||SSC 6300||This site license can be installed on personal computers. See the WTS Site License page for details.||Professors, Instructors, and graduate students|
|Stata||All Social Science Computers, MyVLab||This software is available from a shortcut on the SSC Network Menu found on the S: drive under Statistics and Analysis.||Social Science Faculty, Staff, and Students|
There is a list of all available applications on MyVLab on the WTS web site. Note that some applications are only available to certain groups and are marked with asterisks. Stata is not on their list, but it is available through a shortcut on the MyVLab desktop.