Software Licenses

Campus Software access and downloads

Cal Poly offers a broad range of software for use under various licensing and usage agreements. Title availability is dependent upon your role, (faculty, staff, student, ASI, affiliate, auxiliary and emeritus) and the license contracts with the vendors.

How to access and download software

Software download site is accessed through the Cal Poly portal. See "How do I download software?" to learn how to find and download software. The titles you are eligible to download will be searchable; if you search and cannot find a title you are not eligible for it. 

Software available

Active software titles are updated monthly; the list is located at Site License Titles - Faculty / Staff. Retired software titles are updated at the end of the Academic Year, the list is located at Retired Software Titles (December 2014). Retired software titles are no longer supported, and may require security exception by OISO.

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For questions regarding the software titles, download problems, please contact your department's IT Support Coordinator or the ITS Service Desk, 805-756-7000.

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