Software (Purchase or Obtain Free)
Before you buy any software, remember that you may be able to obtain certain commonly-used computer programs at no cost, such as antivirus programs. Some of these programs can be downloaded from the Georgetown online webstore, and others can be borrowed from the UIS Lending Library. See below for details.
Faculty and staff making institutional purchases should review the guidelines for making institutional purchases.
Many programs are available at reduced cost or free, so make sure to check the Webstore to see what’s available to you. (When prompted, enter your NetID and password to access the webstore—you’ll need to log in to obtain software.) Click here for instructions on how to use the software webstore to purchase software.
Computer labs offer free use of many programs during regular lab hours. Labs are located at many locations throughout campus.
A range of software is available on Lauinger and Blommer Science Library computers, including general and specialized programs for all disciplines.