Getting Started


For students, all the software you will need for your course work is available in all computing labs. For a list of all the available software, see the Lab Software List. The Campus Computer Store offers student pricing for software for your personal computer. Office 365 is also available for installation at , log in with your Western account, and click Install Office 2016 at the top right.

ITG offers purchase and installation of software for university provided equipment for faculty, staff, and students. For more information see Software Support and Procurement.


ITG offers guidance on choosing the best technology based on your lab or office needs. This service is offered for faculty, staff, and graduate students. For more information, see our documentation on Choosing Technology.