Software Bundle Information
For Summer/Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 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:
- The University Undergraduate Bundle includes Office and Windows Upgrades for entirety of your undergraduate degree program, and is required for all students
- 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 network.software.vt.edu and see what software you have access to already.
- You do not have to take any separate action to purchase the software.
Purchase is Mandatory:
All Virginia Tech undergraduate students are required to purchase the University Undergraduate Bundle. Copies of any of the software purchased from another vendor cannot be substituted as part of the bundle. Engineering Undergraduates are required to purchase the Engineering Bundle.
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.
- Microsoft Office
- Microsoft Windows
- 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
Software Bundle Download will be available to students as soon as purchase is completed and licenses are signed.