Site Licenses

We establish license agreements with a range of vendors in order to provide the University community with reduced-cost access to academic and productivity tools. If you don't see a package you think might be of common interest, please send a suggestion to licensing@uchicago.edu.

Software Description Eligibility How To Purchase
Adobe (various) Includes Acrobat and Design and Web software. University-owned machines.

Perpetual Acrobat Pro and Captivate licenses can be purchased in Buysite using the punch out to 'GovConnection'. You will download the software directly from Adobe.  For Creative Cloud Named User licenses, use Buysite and choose ITS Site Licensed Software as the supplier. 

Allinea DDT Allinea DDT parallel debugger. University academic researchers and students Purchase not required; this software package is available on the Research Computing Center HPC cluster. More information.
Apple (various) Includes iLife, iWork, Mac OSX, Final Cut Pro. University-owned machines. Your departmental purchaser should use Buysite, selecting Apple Inc (non-catalog item). Volume licensing is also available. Ordering information.
ArcGIS Mapping and spatial analysis. University-owned machines. The Social Sciences Division administers this license. More information.
Autodesk Design and Engineering software Current students, staff and faculty

No purchase required. This software is available through the Physical Sciences Division. More information.

CSLG OpenVMS and Tru64 UNIX. University-owned machines. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. More information.
Electronic Design Software Includes Mentor Graphics, Cadence, and Synopsys. University-owned machines. The Physical Sciences Division administers this license. More information.
Endnote Manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles. University-owned machines, staff, faculty and students. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site licensing icon as the supplier. Personal purchasing is also available.  More information.
GraphPad Prism Basic biostatics, curve fitting, and scientific graphing. University-owned machines. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite to purchase directly from the vendor. ITS Site Licensing can facilitate bulk orders to lower your cost.
Identity Finder Prevents identity theft by finding sensitive data on your computer. All University staff and faculty (affiliates not included) including individually-owned and university-owned equipment. Direct download.
IDL Scientific data visualization software. University-owned machines (including the Hospital). Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier.  More information.
Intel Composer XE Intel Fortran Compiler, C/C++ Compiler, Math Kernel Library, Threading Building Blocks and Intel MPI. University academic researchers and students Purchase not required; this software package is available on the Research Computing Center HPC cluster.  More information.
Maple Technical computing software for engineers and scientists. University-owned machines (including the Hospital). Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
Mathematica Statistics and visualization software. Current students, staff, and faculty. Direct download.
Matlab Technical computing software for engineers and scientists in industry, government, and education. University-owned machines and computational clusters. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
Microsoft - quick guide to all titles Office, Windows Upgrades, Project, Visio, Server licenses and CALs. Varies by product. Students, faculty/staff for work at home, and university-owned equipment.

Varies by product. Students and individuals who work at home may obtain Windows and Office via http://softwarediscount.uchicago.edu.

For university-owned equipment, many products are available for direct download, including Office and Windows, Server, Visual Studio SQL, CALs. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite to access Visio, Project.

Minitab Statistical and process management software. Students, staff, and faculty (individually-owned or University-owned equipment). Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
Nvivo Analyzes data using  search, query, and visualization tools. Students, staff, and faculty (individually-owned or University-owned equipment). Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
OpenText HostExplorer  Terminal emulation used as a tn3270 client for Win XP. University staff and faculty (affiliates not included). Via direct download.
Origin Pro Data analysis and graphing software (works on Intel-based Macs). University-owned equipment or individual machines owned by faculty and staff. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
PGI Accelerator with OpenACC Portland Group Fortran, C, and C++ compilers. University academic researchers and students Purchase not required; this software package is available on the Research Computing Center HPC cluster.  More information.
SAS Business analytic software. University-owned equipment, or machines owned by University faculty and staff. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
Shavlik Centralized patch management and asset inventory software for Windows and third party applications for both virtual and physical machines. University-owned machines Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
SPSS Analytical software, from planning to data collection to analysis, reporting, and deployment. University-owned equipment, Hospital-owned equipment, or machines owned by University or hospital faculty and staff. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.
Stata Statistics and visualization software. University or Hospital-owned equipment, staff, faculty or student. Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information. Stata MP16 is also available on the Research Computing Center HPC cluster. Personal purchasing is also available.  More information.
Symantec Endpoint Protection Antivirus tools. All students, staff, and faculty of the university. Direct download. IT directors may also deploy a local console for additional endpoint management capability.
think-cell Microsoft Office Add-in. All students, staff, and faculty of the University. Vendor download, then request a key from licensing@uchicago.edu.
Tripos Intuitive molecular modeling software for scientists interested in drug and molecular design. University-owned machines Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier.  Ordering information.
X-Win32 X Windows emulator for Windows PCs. IP addresses in "uchicago.edu" Your departmental purchaser will use Buysite and choose the ITS Site Licensing icon as the supplier. Ordering information.