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One of LTS's primary services to the campus is providing access to software.  Below are links to various methods for accessing and obtaining needed computer software.

LTS-Provided Software

  • LUapps - "on demand" access to software installed and running on servers in Lehigh's data centers.  These applications are available via the Citrix Workspace client and can only be accessed while connected to the campus network.  Remote access is available via the Lehigh VPN.
  • Office 365 – For direct access to Microsoft's online version of it's office productivity suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).  You can also download the latest version of Office for local install from Office 365.
  • LTS Software Pages - https://software.lehigh.edu, also called LU Install Software or LUIS, are a web repository with information on software packages provided by LTS and related public-domain software.  In most cases, the listings there provide links to downloadable installers, and provide details regarding the campus's license for using the software.  Access to the applications depends on the licensing for each, which can vary by where it's being accessed from, and by whom.  For instance, applications that are only licensed for installation in a particular room or building are restricted so that you will only see the download option if you are in that building. 
  • G Suite - LTS also contracts with Google to provide access to their suite of productivity applications including Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Groups and Sites.  

Software for Purchase

  • These websites have discounted software available for students and faculty/staff for academic use.
    • Lehigh.onthehub.com - 'The Hub' is a web portal for students that offers links to software available for purchase or download at a discount based on Lehigh's license agreements.  This is where you could go to get a copy of Windows 10 or Office for use on your personal machine.  
    • JourneyEd - an educational software reseller carrying a number of popular titles.
    • CDW - a national, web-based technology reseller with a large, defined area for educational customers.
    • Microsoft Imagine (previously known as 'Dreamspark') - The Imagine program allows students and faculty to freely download and use Windows, Microsoft server products, Visual studio and other Microsoft programs.  For more details see https://lts.lehigh.edu/services/imagine.

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