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Software Bundle Information

For Summer/Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 Entering Students

Purchase is required

Do not purchase this software (especially Microsoft Office or Upgraded Windows Versions) elsewhere.

Important Software Information

All entering freshmen and transfer engineering students are required to purchase two software bundles:

  • Mandatory: University Undergraduate Bundle includes Office and Windows Upgrades for the entirety of your undergraduate degree program, and is required for all students.  Purchase of this bundle is a university requirement for ALL undergraduate students, regardless of if you have Windows included with your computer, or office as part of a family plan.
  • The Engineering bundle. - Only required for Engineering Students

    The contents and pricing are kept as close to the previous year as possible. A list of the contents of the bundles from last year is further down on this page.

Answers to Common Questions:

How to Purchase/ Billing Timeline:
  • You will be automatically billed for the Undergraduate bundle around the end of June.
  • You will be automatically billed for the Engineering bundle around the last week before classes.
  • You will receive email explaining how to sign license agreements in order to use your software.
  • At any time, you can login to and see what software you have access to already. 
  • You do not have to take any separate action to purchase the software.
Receiving your software:

The University Software Bundle can be downloaded (no CD/DVD) before classes begin and after you have paid and signed software licenses.
The Engineering Software Bundle is unavailable for download until just a few days before classes begin.
Software Bundle Download will be available to students as soon as purchase is completed and licenses are signed

Contents of Bundles

University Undergraduate Bundle

  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Windows 

Engineering Software Bundle

  • Microsoft Azure Dev Tools: Microsoft developer tools
  • MATLAB: Mathematical analysis software
  • SOLIDWORKS: 3D CAD design software
  • SAS JMP Pro: Statistical analysis software
  • CATME: Teamwork software
  • PDF Annotator: Note taking and document revision software

List of Additional Software Available to Undergraduate Engineering Students

Do you still have questions?

If you need more immediate assistance, please email our Instructional Technology Office or call 540-231-9076.