Software Licensing

Software Licensing for UA Faculty, Staff & Students


  • Autodesk Now Free to Students and Faculty

    November 6th, 2014
    Effective July 1st licenses for Autodesk Education Master Suite and Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate became available free to faculty and students for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research or development.  To learn more about installing free Autodesk products for personal devices visit the Autodesk page on UA Software License. Autodesk products under this license may not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes. Staff and other non-eligible users can download free trials of Autodesk software or purchase a subscription lic...Read More
  • Microsoft Offers Free Office 365 to Students

    November 4th, 2014
    Microsoft is making available to students of qualified institutions free subscriptions to Office 365 (Microsoft software in the cloud). University of Arizona students do qualify for these subscriptions. Visit Microsoft's site to learn more.. Also, read Computer World's article for details.Read More
  • Apple Releases New Operating System - OS X Yosemite

    October 23rd, 2014
    Apple has released their latest operating system, OS X Yosemite (version 10.10). This is a free upgrade for most Apple computers and is available for download from the app store. The download is also available through the UA Bookstore as part of the free licensing offered to UA faculty and staff. Read More
  • How to Prepare for Mac OS X Yosemite Launch

    October 16th, 2014
    Read MacWorld's article on 'How to Prepare OS X Yosemite - Get your Mac Ready for OS X 10.10's Release This Week'. Also, visit Apple's OS X Yosemite Preview page.Read More
  • CatPrints (WEPA) Mac Print App Release for Mac OS X Yosemite Coming Soon

    October 13th, 2014
    The current version of the vendor WEPA software (CatPrints) for Mac computers does not work under Mac OS X Yosemite. A new version is scheduled for release prior to Thursday, October 16. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the vendor by sending an email to, chat live at, or call 800-675-7639.  Read More