What's the Big Deal?

Some great new super-low-priced products have been added to the CaTS Home Software Store - offers that will knock your socks off! Check out deals like Microsoft Office for only $19 or Windows 8 Upgrades for only $18!

Essential Software for Home
Order software on the WINGS Resources Tab!

Computing and Telecommunications Services provides software licensing programs to university students, faculty and staff, offering significant savings on the most popular titles.

Some products, including anti-virus, anti-spyware and internet browsing tools are provided free to eligible faculty, staff and students!

CaTS has negotiated discounts with Apple, McAfee, Microsoft, SAS and others so that WSU students and employees can use essential university software at home. Check out the Products List for details on all the great software available.

Additional Free Resources

How to Order

Review the Product List for detailed product information and system requirements, then log into WINGS with your Campus username and password. The Home Software Store is available on the Resources tab and accepts Discover, MasterCard, Visa and payment by bank routing number.

Student Eligibility

All students enrolled for the current semester can receive software from the home software licensing programs. Incoming first-year students become eligible once they have enrolled in classes for Fall semester. Students that were enrolled for Spring but that are not taking summer classes can only purchase software if they are registered for Fall semester.

Attention Lake Campus & Distance Learning Students There is now a mail order option for students outside of main campus. You can have the software mailed to your home for a small shipping & handling fee. There is also an option for free delivery to the Lake Campus business office for Celina-area students and employees. See the online store for more details.

Faculty and Staff Eligibility

To receive software, faculty and staff must be directly employed by the university and listed in the human resources database. Only current employees are eligible - retirees, emeritus faculty and former employees are not eligible for the program. Third-party contractors, volunteers and others not directly employed by the university do not meet the employment requirement. These are rules set down in the license agreements with software manufactures and can not be waived.

Emeritus Faculty are now eligible for the Mathematica home use program. This offer from Wolfram allows emeritus faculty to use Mathematica at home for non-commercial instruction and academic research purposes.

Work-at-Home Rights

Employees that meet the faculty/staff requirements are eligible for Work-at-Home rights to several software packages. The cost of this software is absorbed by the university and is provided strictly for work-related activities. Personal activities are prohibited under the rights agreement and software can only be used during the term of employment. When a faculty or staff member leaves the employment of the university all rights to the software end and the software must be removed. Please carefully read the license agreement for more details.

CaTS Home Base

Order your software online at the WINGS Home Software Store and then pick up your order at the new CaTS Home Base.

The Home Base service center offers advanced computer support to students and is, "a whole lot cheaper than those other geeks!"

Stop in at 032 Library for a free consultation, or contact the CaTS Help Desk for more information.