Free or reduced-price software for faculty, students, and staff for Fall 2021

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Current students, faculty, and staff at Lehigh can take advantage of free and reduced-priced software available for download or purchase from a variety of sources for academic, departmental, and personal use.

Free software

All current students, faculty, and staff may use Office 365, a subscription based online suite which offers access to various services and software built around the Microsoft Office platform. You will be able to download and install the latest Office suite on up to five computers and on up to five mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. Visit the Lehigh Office 365 Guide for an overview of subscription components (including Lehigh OneDrive) and information on how to create a Lehigh Office 365 account.

For current students and faculty only, Azure Dev Tools offers over 200 Microsoft software applications that include all versions of the Windows operating system, developer tools such as Visual Studio, server software, and other Microsoft application packages. Visit Get Started with Azure Dev Tools for details and to sign up.

The LTS Install Software page includes links to free, open source, or reduced-cost software titles including Autodesk, ESRI ArcGIS Desktop for students, Gimp, SAS On Demand, R, and many others. Choose Free/Open Source Software in the sidebar to view titles.

Software at a discount

For current students, faculty and staff, Lehigh’s Kivuto OnTheHub web store offers academic discounts on popular software for business, design, science and engineering, and more.

Through a partnership with JourneyEd, faculty, staff and students can purchase educationally-priced software titles with proof of academic status. Visit JourneyEd for a list of available software and eligibility documentation requirements.

Before purchasing any software

Check LUapps before making a purchase. We offer over 60 software titles that you can run anytime, anywhere, and on any device.

Questions about acquiring software at Lehigh can be directed to the LTS Help Desk at 610-758-4357 or