Software discounts for students, faculty, and staff

  • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (Mac/Windows/Mobile): Current students, staff, faculty, and adjuncts are eligible for Office 365, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and more! Allows for up to five installations, including mobile device installs.
  • Autodesk software (for Windows): Autodesk has many free offers for students and instructors, including Fusion 360, Inventor Professional, Revit, AutoCAD, 3ds Max, Maya, and more! 
  • Microsoft Azure Software (Mostly for Windows): With lots of tools for Engineering and Computer Science, the Azure software includes Visual Studio, SQL Server, Machine Learning Server, MSFT Build Tools, Virtual PC, Visual C++, and much more! Log into your account with your SMU email address and password.
  • Microsoft Defender (for Windows): Be sure to have Windows Defender activated. It’s free, developed by Microsoft, and it protects your computer in real-time! 
  • CCLeaner (for Windows): This free tool, known to work best in conjunction with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, does wonders to remove viruses, malware, adware, spyware, and more! Download the free version here, and be sure to run scans whenever your computer starts acting strangely, or runs slower than normal.
  • Malwarebytes (for Windows and Mac): Here's another great tool to help keep yourself and your computer safe from malware, spyware, adware, and more. Download the free version here, and run it in conjunction with other malware scanning tools for the best results.
  • AdwCleaner (for Windows): Another phenomenal tool for removing adware, PUPs, pesky toolbars, and hijacked web browsers, AdwCleaner is another powerful, free tool to have on your side.
  • Sophos (for Mac): Think your Apple computer is safe from viruses? Think again! As Macs become more popular, they also become a more popular target for cybercrime. Download Sophos for free here!.