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

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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. 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, Imagine Premium 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. See the Lehigh Imagine Guide for details and instructions on creating an Imagine account.

The LTS Install Software page includes links to free, open source, or reduced-cost software titles including Autodesk, ArcGIS Desktop for students, 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 50 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