Software @ Penn State


Software @ Penn State is the University's central software-purchasing and software-licensing service, operated by Enterprise IT.  This is your best source for:

  • discounted software
  • consultations about software available at Penn State
  • connections to other researchers who may be using software that you are interested in

Please note that Penn State provides the Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office Suites to all faculty, staff, and students for no charge. 

Getting Started: 

To get started, visit Software @ Penn State's homepage.

More Information: 

This service is part of the Software and Licensing category.



  • This is an active service


  • All Penn State faculty, staff, and students are eligible to use this service


  • You will need budget information or a pcard to make a purchase directly from Software @ Penn State


  • Costs vary based on the software 


  • For general software purchasing/download questions, please call (814) 863-7777 or send an email to
  • If you have general computing questions, or need basic troubleshooting, please contact the Penn State IT Service Desk at (814)-863-4357