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 such purchases. 

GU Software Webstore

Many programs are available at reduced cost or free, so make sure to check the UIS Software Information Web page to see what’s available to you (when prompted, enter your NetID and password to access the webstore). 

Computer Labs

Computer labs offer free use of many programs during regular lab hours. Labs are located at many locations throughout campus. 

Microsoft Web Store (Students only)

Student purchases of select Microsoft products. Products are available for immediate download, or you can pay for a backup DVD. You must be a student in order to qualify.