You will need a valid ONID account login in order to download VPN software. Oregon State University has provided some recommendations for anti-virus software which can be install on personal computers. If you want software installed on your departmental (work) computer, please talk with your IT group which can be found at

free antivirus and remote access software

If you experience difficulty downloading the above software, you may come to the OSUware Kiosk at the OSU Computer Helpdesk in the Valley Library and transfer software to a CD or USB flash drive on demand.

Support for these products is provided by the OSU Computer Helpdesk.

Other Software

This page only lists software administered by Information Services.

Please visit the Software & Site License Program at the College of Science website for information on software administered by the Software License Coordinator.

The Helpdocs website also lists a number of recommended freeware applications for Mac and Windows.