Software Request

New Spending Control Procedures: Be aware that Finance and Management has implemented new spending controls. Effective immediately and without exception, all requests for purchases must be accompanied by a completed and approved Spending Constraints Attestation Form. Approval instructions can be found in the procedures for spending controls document on the Finance and Management website. If a request requires a purchase, you will need to provide additional justification for any new license requested. 

Service Description

Faculty/staff can use this service to request software for their office computer, a classroom computer or a lab computer. Some software titles are available to install via self-service (on faculty/staff devices only). All classroom and lab installations will be handled by IT.  

Standard Features

Standard Service Features include:

  • Evaluate request and process in a timely manner
  • Help facilitate funding and purchase of software
  • Review End User License Agreement (EULA)
  • Prepare software for deployment
  • Schedule date for installation/deployment

Software Directory

Visit the Software Directory for a list of commonly requested software titles. This directory includes information on accessing software from off-campus (via remote access or download).

Self-Service Options 

Some approved software applications can be installed by faculty/staff without opening a ticket or contacting the Help Desk. Follow these links for step-by-step instructions:

Roles and Responsibilities

Requester Responsibilities:

  • Provide details related to the request including their contact information, device names and locations of computer(s), and the software details including title, version, security/data information, and accessibility information. If there are any industry standards that the vendor complies to (WCAG 2.0, etc), it is helpful to justify the request.
  • Lab coordinators are responsible for submitting requests for labs under their purview. Lab requests for upcoming semesters must be submitted by the deadline established by IT.
  • Allow IT staff to access their computer(s) remotely to deploy the requested software.

IT Responsibilities:

  • IT will assist with the installation of software on campus-owned computers.
  • IT will communicate the status of the request to the Requester through the process of assessment, obtaining proper approval(s), acquisition and support.

How To Request      

Click the Open a Ticket button and complete the request form.

Service Audience 

Faculty and Staff. 

Service Level Agreement

Response and resolution times are based on operational hours (Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM).

Software SLA  
Response Time 2 business day
Resolution Time 5 business days
Please Note: Response Time is measured from ticket submission date/time until the ticket is moved to an 'In Process' status. Resolution Time is measured from ticket submission date/time until the ticket is completed/resolved. A ticket in an 'On Hold' status (e.g. IT is waiting for additional information from the requestor) does not count toward the Resolution Time. Resolution time may be adjusted depending upon the nature and complexity of the request.

Service Pricing

Pricing is contingent upon the software being requested, the quantity of licenses needed and the purpose (administrative, instruction, research).

Institutional Policies

Policy on the Use of Electronic Resources