WCU has many different programs available for students, faculty, and staff members to download for PERSONAL HOME use. The programs available for download on this page are NOT FOR WCU-OWNED computers. To request software for your WCU-owned computer, please contact the IT Help Desk at 227-7487, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit https://help.wcu.edu.
|Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate or 8 Pro
(Windows operating system)
|Request Windows Operating System||N/A|
|Microsoft Office Software
(Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
|Request Office 2010 or 2013||Request Office 2011|
|Avira Antivirus Software for Student Computers||Request Avira.Antivirus||Request Avira Antivirus|
|Symantec Antivirus Removal Tool||Remove Symantec Files||Remove Symantec Files|
|Symantec Antivirus for Faculty and Staff Personally-Owned Computers||Request Symantec Endpoint Protection||Request Symantec Endpoint Protection|
|Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR)||Download Link||Download Link|
MS Office and Windows Disks also Available for Work-at-Home
Thanks to a Microsoft Campus Agreement, Western Carolina University faculty and staff have work-at-home rights to the MS Office Professional (Mac or Windows) and MS Windows operating system update software. Faculty and staff may purchase Windows 7 Ultimate and Microsoft Office (2010 or 2013 for Windows, 2011 for Mac) from The University Bookstore. The cost is $15 each for the DVD media.
Are you thinking about upgrading to Windows 7? Learn more about the upgrade process, licensing, and whether or not your computer should be upgraded.