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Please select the appropriate link below to view software details for your specific group.

    • Undergraduate students in the Laptop TELE model will receive a default set of software applications as well as course-specific licensed software for their university laptop.
    • To view a list of the 2019-20 software products provided by Ontario Tech for use in a specific course, please visit software by course code.
    • Course-specific software may be pre-installed to the university laptop or may require download via LANDesk.
    • Software download instructions for Laptop TELE students can be found on the software download instructions page.
    • Graduate students are eligible to receive Onatrio Tech's licensed software where Onatrio Tech's existing licence agreements permit.
    • The most commonly requested software applications are available through the Software Portal.
    • Please follow instructions to download software via the Software Portal.

    Faculty and staff will receive software either preinstalled on their university laptop or made available for download through the Software Deployment app (LANDesk). If you have not participated in the yearly software refresh, you may have older or expired versions which will need to be uninstalled before proceeding with downloads.

    Addtional Software:

    If additional software is required for you or a course you are teaching that was not identified during the software selection process, please:

    • Complete the Software Form indicating the software required and the reason for the request.
    • To submit the form, use the SUBMIT in the software adjustment form (ensure that Outlook is running) and it will automatically be forwarded to ITS.
    • Where licenses need to be purchased and a cost is involved, ITS will contact the appropriate budget holder for approval.  
    • Once the software has been procured, the faculty/staff member will be contacted with details regarding how the software will be deployed.

    Faculty members who teach undergraduate courses will receive the same software as the students enrolled in their course.  Please note that the software is provided for undergraduate teaching purposes only. Please contact to confirm license coverage for other uses (such as academic research).


    Current university employees can acquire a licensed copy of Microsoft Office for their use - at no additional cost! Sign into the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus page with your network login to view further details regarding this offer.


I can't find the software that I require for my course.  What do I do?

If there is specific software that you do not have and is listed as being requested for your course, please email the IT Service Desk or call 905.721.3333, option 1 and a service desk technician will be pleased to assist you.


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