Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

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Free Software

We offer a variery of software and operating systems to the EECS community at no charge. This software can be borrowed by any student, staff, or faculty member within the department.

The following software titles are available as part of this program:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Fedora Core Linux
  • Ubuntu Desktop Linux
  • Various security applications
  • Various SSH/SFTP applications

A variety of free software is also available on the downloads page.

Microsoft Software

As part of Microsoft Campus Agreement, we are able to distribute selected Microsoft application for use on machines owned by the department. This software can be borrowed by any student, staff, or faculty member within the department but cannot be installed on personal laptops or any other machine not owned by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

The following software titles are available as part of this program:

  • Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise (32 and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise (32 and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise (32 and 64 bit)
  • Microsoft Office (Mac and Windows)

Software Subscription

We have partnered with CAEN and ITCS to provide a variety of high-end and professional software to the EECS community. Access to this software is provided through our software subscription program.

More information can be found on the Software Subscription page.

Microsoft Dreamspark

Access to many Microsoft software titles is available to College of Engineering students and faculty as part of the MSDNAA program. For more details or to check if you have access, visit the DreamSpark page on CAEN's website.

VMware Academic Program (VMAP)

Access to many VMware products including VMware Fusion and VMware workstation are available to College of Engineering students and faculty as part of the VMAP program. For more details or to check if you have access, visit the VMAP page on CAEN's website.