Computer Software


Elon University Students, Faculty, and Staff have access to several popular software titles.

SAS Software

SAS software became available for Elon University Faculty and Students to download and install to their university or personal computers. For information on installing SAS on your computer, view our instructions on How to Install SAS on your Personal (Non-Elon Owned) Computer. Please note that this process is not available for Elon staff or users of Mac computers.

Departmental Software Purchases

To obtain software for use on a Faculty or Staff, Elon University owned computer, please visit the IT Self-Service Portal and search for the name of the software package you wish to purchase and submit the form. (Please note that all software must be purchased through the Service Desk in order to obtain support through CTS.) If you have additional questions, you may contact the Technology Service Desk at 336-278-5200.

Personal Software Needs

Microsoft Licensing Agreement: Current Students, Faculty, and Staff are licensed for select Microsoft titles through our Microsoft Volume Licensing Agreement.

  • All faculty, staff, and students using a current email address have the opportunity to download Microsoft Office 365 on up to (5) devices, including personally owned devices, and one copy of Windows 10 at no charge.

Available Software

  • Microsoft Office 365 for both PC and Mac - URL:
    • Software package includes: Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word. Windows Platform Only.
      • Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff on up to (5) devices including personal devices.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud - URL:
    • Creative Cloud gives you the world’s best creative apps — and they’re always up to date — so you can turn your brightest ideas into your greatest work across your desktop and mobile devices. Includes apps including, but not limited to, Adobe InDesign, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Dreamweaver.
      • Available to: Students
      • Faculty & Staff may receive a license for Adobe Creative Cloud by visiting the IT Self Service portal at
  • Windows 10 - URL:
    • Windows 10 is your partner in making things happen. Get fast start-ups, a familiar yet expanded Start menu, and great new ways to get stuff done even across multiple devices. You’ll also love the innovative features like an all-new browser built for online action, plus Cortana, the personal digital assistant who helps you across your day. Windows 10 is not compatible with Windows Vista.
      • Available to: Students and Faculty and Staff via OnTheHub
  • Parallels (Mac only) - URL:
    • Students


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