As an NC State student, you must have access to the latest software in order to develop and maintain your competitive edge, whether you are applying for research dollars or preparing to enter the workforce.
NC State negotiates license agreements to give you this software access in campus computing labs and, in some cases, at home. In addition, you can buy some of it at discounted prices on campus.
NC State provides complimentary antivirus software to all students, faculty, and staff for their campus and home computers.
Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) produces a suite of geographic information system (GIS) applications that are widely used on campus. Under its site license, you can install and use ArcGIS Desktop and
ArcInfo Workstation on your personally-owned computer.
NC State’s Mathematica, SAS and Autodesk site licenses also permit you to use them at home at no cost.
Other site licenses allow you to use Matlab, Maple, SPSS and many other software titles in NC State computing labs and the Virtual Computing Lab.
Under NC State’s licensing agreements, you can buy the following full-version software at the NC State Bookstores at reduced prices.
This new licensing program from Adobe is available at an educational price. It gives access to download and install any Creative Suite 6 application. Visit: http://go.ncsu.edu/adobe-cs-cloud, for more information.
EndNote X5 - $84.99
Matlab - $99.00
Educational products are full versions. These prices are subject to change without notice. Visit http://go.ncsu.edu/software-ca for more information about NC State’s software licensing programs and pricing.
Go to http://go.ncsu.edu/get-software to learn how to get certain programs for free or at reduced prices. To purchase software, visit Computer Connections at the NC State Bookstores.