University Technology

Student Software

Computer Labs

All uTech lab computers have a variety of software pre-installed, including basic word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and desktop publishing software. In addition, they have imaging and statistical software pre-installed, as well as a variety of discipline specific software available. The basic PC and Mac software installed on the desktops is available here.

Free & Discounted Software

  • Free Microsoft Office 365
    As part of WIU’s contract with Microsoft, we can offer all current students access to Office 365 at no cost. This software can be used as long as you are actively enrolled at WIU.   For details, please visit the Office 365 webpage.
  • Discounted Software
    Through our partnership with Journey Ed, WIU students, faculty, and staff can receive exceptional discounts on vast array of software and other offerings.  For details, please visit the Journey Ed website.