CaTS Software Licensing Quick List

Please Note: Software can only be installed on university-owned computers. Software is not for personal/home use.
CaTS coordinates volume license agreements for numerous software applications. Some are offered to departments at no cost, while others are charged back with a licensing fee. Unless otherwise noted, licensing cost does not cover the cost of any future upgrade or new versions. To request software licensing, see the instructions below. For questions about university software licensing, contact the Help Desk.

Important Note: Due to the start of Fall Semester, departmental software order requests may be delayed between Monday, August 19 and Friday, August 30th. Please submit any high-priority orders by Friday, August 16th.

Windows & Macintosh OS Titles Platform Cost
Microsoft Windows XP Pro Windows No Longer Available
Microsoft Windows 7 Upgrade
Windows 7 Software Compatibility List (PDF)
Windows Contact Help Desk
Apple Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Upgrade Mac OS Free
Parallels for Intel Macs
4 GB RAM Recommended
Mac OS $50 for new
$38 for upgrade

Office Productivity Titles Platform Cost
Office 2013 (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Publisher, OneNote) Windows Free
Office 2011 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Mac OS Available mid-January
Project Pro Windows $117
Visio Pro Windows $60
Visual Studio Pro Windows $65*
*Free for COBA &
CECS faculty

Adobe Titles 1 Platform Cost
Acrobat Professional 11
Did you know Office 2010 for Windows and 2011 for Mac can save files as PDF?
Contact the Help Desk for more information on this money-saving tip.
Windows & Mac OS $67
Captivate 7 Windows & Mac OS $156
Adobe InDesign CS6 Windows & Mac OS $106
Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium Windows & Mac OS $315
Creative Suite 6 Master Collection Windows & Mac OS
Windows 7 64-bit and Mac OS X 10.6 are required to run the Master Collection
Premier Pro CS6 Windows & Mac OS $184
Dreamweaver CS6 Windows & Mac OS $105
Photoshop Lightroom 5 Windows & Mac OS $42
Photoshop CS6 Extended Windows & Mac OS $158
Adobe Illustrator CS6 Windows & Mac OS $106

Specialty Titles Platform Cost
SPSS Statistical Software
Software Lease Right to Use: July 1-June 30
2013-14 licensing available beginning July 22nd
Windows & Mac OS $100/year
SAS Statistical Software
Software Lease Right to Use: July 1-June 30
2013-14 licensing available beginning July 10th
Windows $70/year
Mathematica Windows & Mac OS Free
STATA Windows & Mac OS Free for Faculty
$129 for Staff
MatLab Windows & Mac OS Free
JAWS Screen Reading Software Windows $500
Deep Freeze Windows & Mac OS $10

1 For Adobe product details, descriptions, and system requirements, see the Adobe Products website, located at
  For pricing on other Adobe products not listed above, please contact the CaTS Help Desk.


How to Order Software

FREE SOFTWARE: To order any of the free software applications listed above, please contact the Help Desk. Installation of free software on non-supported systems may incur Desktop Services installation charges.

SOFTWARE REQUIRING PURCHASE: For software that is licensed at a cost, please follow the steps below:

  1. Contact your Business Manager or Departmental Administrative Assistant, listing the software you want to purchase.
  2. Your Business Manager will need the name of the product, the platform (Windows or Mac) and your campus username (w###abc).
  3. The Business Manager should prepare a Banner Finannce Journal Voucher by retrieving either JJCATS2 for SAS & SPSS or JJCATS1 for all other software. To retrieve these Jumpstart JVs:
    1. On Banner Finance, Create an Expensive or Budget Transfer
    2. in the Use Copy box, type in either JJCATS1 or JJCATS2
    3. click the Retrieve button
    4. see the Document Text for detailed instructions
  4. The JV will go through the normal review and approve process.
  5. CaTS will then contact the end user (the person that will be using the software) to arrange installation.


Purchasing Other Software Titles

CaTS centrally licenses and redistributes the software titles listed in the above table. In addition, CaTS maintains contracts with several other companies for the purchase of other frequently requested software. CaTS can assist you in purchasing at the best discounted price. Contact Verne Smith at x4031 or the Help Desk at x4827.


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