Software Licensing

Software Licensing for UA Faculty, Staff & Students


  • Mathematica Student Subscription License No Longer Available Through UA Bookstores

    July 24th, 2015
    Effective Wednesday, July 22, 2015 the UA Bookstores will no longer be offering Mathematica software for the Student Subscription license. The Student Discount is still available. Read More
  • Microsoft Campus Agreement Extended, Effective July 1, 2015

    June 29th, 2015
    The University of Arizona BookStores and the Office of the CIO have signed a one-year extension of the University’s Microsoft Campus Agreement (MCA), which provides free software for UA departmental servers, faculty, staff, and students.  The new agreement, funded by the Office of the CIO and administered by UA BookStores, will be in effect July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016. Under the new MCA, the faculty, staff, and server options remain similar to the initial agreement, however the student option has been modified, based on new offerings from Microsoft.  The University’s new Microsoft agreement inc...Read More
  • MS Lync 2013 is Now Skype for Business

    April 16th, 2015
    How Change Affects UAConnect Users This does not change your Lync service. Lync remains the default IM service for the university, is not able to connect with Skype IM users, and will continue to function as it did prior to the April 14 update.   This change is a Microsoft managed roll-out and not part of the University Information Technology Services (UITS) UAConnect upgrade. UITS will be upgrading the UAConnect IM service to Lync 2013 and will announce the date for this upgrade in advance.  For questions or issues, please contact the 24/7 IT Support Center at (520) 626-TECH (8324). Recent Mi...Read More
  • End of Support for Windows Server 2003

    April 15th, 2015
    Effective July 14, 2015  Windows Server 2003 will no longer be supported by Microsoft. While this date may seem distant, now is the time to develop a transition plan. Not sure where to start?  Read more... End of Support for Windows Server 2003 means: No updates will be developed or released for product design or features after the end of support date. No security updates will be provided, leaving your virtualized and physical environments vulnerable. An unsupported operating system will not fully meet compliance policies and regulations. This will put your business’s critical data at risk. Read More
  • Microsoft Killing off Internet Explorer Brand

    March 17th, 2015
    "While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan." Read more...Read More