How to Get Software

A variety of software is available at little or no cost to University students, faculty and staff. Browse the list of available software for students or software for faculty, staff, and departments. See below for information on purchasing software.

Software Available at No Cost

Students can download software at no cost including Microsoft Office, Windows, and other titles from the Software Download Service at My Pitt

Faculty, staff, and departments can software at no cost in a number of ways. You can download software from the Software Download Service and the Secure Your Data community at My Pitt.

Personal Software Purchases

You can purchase software in person at:

Technical Support Desk at the University Store on Fifth
4000 Fifth Avenue
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A current Pitt ID is required. You can pay by cash, check, MasterCard, Visa, and Panther Funds. Sales tax will be added to the price.

Students, faculty, and staff at regional campuses should contact the Technology Help Desk at 412 624-HELP [4357] concerning personal purchases.

Departmental Software Purchases

Departmental software purchases are made through PantherExpress. CSSD will ship the software to your location. You may also elect to pickup the software. If you chose to pickup your order, CSSD will contact you when the order is ready. Orders requested for pickup at the University Store on Fifth will typically be available within two business days.

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