University departments may purchase computers and peripherals through the UM Volume Purchase Agreements. However, IT does not manage procurement for all items available on the Volume Purchasing Agreement contracts. If you are interested in purchasing hardware or software, please submit a ticket to the Help Desk.

Note: University departments must follow the established guidelines and Purchase Approval Policy for all purchases.

Campus Use Software

Take a look at our Google sheet with all the S&T available campus software. This software may only be installed on campus-owned computers. Additional software is available, though charges for purchasing a license may apply. Only staff and faculty can purchase software licenses.

You must sign in with your S&T account ( to access the hardware pricing list.

AppsAnywhere Software

Most of the software available to our campus can be accessed through AppsAnywhere.

Usage Instuctions

Unauthorized Software

Unauthorized software is defined as software that is not approved, licensed, or legal for use on university computers. This software is tracked by the IT department, and is for personal use only. Personal use does not cover ANY use of the listed software on campus computers for any product since it is a business. Using personal use software on campus computers exposes the UM System to significant liability and risk of lawsuits. The list of unauthorized software is shown below.

List of Unauthorized Software

Purchase Approval Policy

Pursuant to UM Rules and Regulations BPM-12004, all IT and telecom products and services must be approved by the local IT department.

All IT and telecom purchases, irrespective of dollar value and including no-cost items, must be reviewed and approved based on the requirements established by this policy and must meet all other unique IT/telecom-related requirements and technology standards in place at each business unit.  All software must be approved by IT prior to use, even if the software is free.

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