The Student Edition Does NOT include Esri Technical Support – the faculty/staff providing the GIS-related courses or programs which utilize this software will need to provide help to the students. The Software Coordinator will provide installation support only.
PLEASE NOTE: ArcGIS 9.3 may still be downloaded by special request. Please make a note in the additional comments area of your order form. ArcGIS 9.3 keyless licensing is NOT supported on Windows 7 or a 64 bit system. You may run ArcGIS 9.3 with a concurrent version (logged into the OSU licensing server during use). You can get more information on this at the Esri support site (also see system requirements for ArcGIS 10). If you are trying to install ArcGIS on Windows 7 and are having issues, please see their discussion thread on the issue for possible solutions.
Esri products are available to OSU faculty, staff & students for use in education and research only (not for commercial or for-profit use). Students will receive an ArcGIS Desktop and Extensions Student Edition - One Year Educational Use License for use while taking GIS-related courses or programs as described on the Student Home Use page.
Geometer's Sketchpad gives students a tangible, visual way to learn mathematics that increases their engagement, understanding, and achievement.
Students, staff, and faculty have unrestricted use on campus computers.
Oregon State University participates in the Microsoft Campus Agreement (MSCA) that provides software and client access licenses for Microsoft Software. The MSCA provides upgrade and downgrade rights for both the desktop Operating Systems and Productivity Suites.
The systems covered under this agreement are limited to OSU owned desktop/laptop computers. Please see the License Restrictions section of this page for personal and student options.
The basic Microsoft license covers all departments this year. Add-ons only cover those departments that participate in the individual enrollments each year. Enrollment is available in the fall. Media should be purchased through Dell, our offical Microsoft Reseller.
Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Research/Teaching Assistants in paid assistantships have limited Home Use Rights. Please review the Microsoft Home Use program for eligibility, software available, and the software request form.
For other software options, including operating systems, please visit the Helpdocs Software page.
The Home Use Program for Microsoft Office allows faculty, staff, and graduate research / teaching assistants who are on paid assistantships to license and install Microsoft Office products on their personally owned computer.
Unlike the old Work at Home program, the Home Use Program does not stipulate that usage must be 100% work-related and a University index is no longer necessary to purchase the software.
Only regular Oregon State University employees or paid Graduate Research / Teaching Assistants are eligible. Temporary employees, undergraduates and graduate students paid as student workers are not eligible.
Microsoft has stopped distributing Microsoft Office 2003, Office 2007, Office 2008, and Office 2010. In addition, the Windows version now being distributed (Office 2013) requires either the Windows 7 or Windows 8; neither XP nor Vista are compatible. The new versions listed below are backwards compatible with documents created in previous versions:
You will need to complete the purchase with a valid credit card.
If you believe that you are eligible for the Microsoft Office Home Use program follow these steps for approval and download instructions.
SAS is available to OSU faculty, staff & students for institutional purposes (Students please see student TRF-paid license guidelines below) and may be installed on home workstations (one license purchase will cover up to 2 installs, 1 work computer and 1 home computer).
STUDENT TRF-PAID SAS LICENSE GUIDELINES: These are the only options approved for use of a TRF paid license for both students and grad students:
*SAS TRF-paid licenses may NOT be installed on any office, research or lab computer for which research or work other than classwork/homework is completed. An annual SAS license may be purchased for this type of use.
SAS 9.3 CANNOT BE INSTALLED ON MICROSOFT XP HOME, VISTA, WINDOWS 7, or WINDOWS 8 HOME versions
(Please refer to the SAS web site for a list of supported operating systems and system requirements for 9.2)
However, SAS 9.2 TS2M3 will install on Windows 7 Home Premium (32-bit and 64-bit).
Oregon State University departments interested in the Symantec Ghost product enroll yearly to obtain reduced cost access to the software.
Access to Symantec Ghost is available for all Oregon State University Departments that enrolled during the yearly enrollment period.