Limited Purchasing

Our ability to purchase from some common vendors, including Apple, is currently limited due to the ongoing Aggie Enterprise transition. We anticipate that purchasing capabilities will be restored by the end of February 2024.

Software and Web Applications

Software and Web Applications

For all software and IT services (including cloud services) purchases, we are required to complete a Vendor Risk Assessment.

This folder lists software packages and web-based applications that are commonly used by academic departments for research and teaching. Many of these packages and applications are available at no cost or at reduced cost.

Common Business Applications and Operating Systems (Tier 1)
Applications include Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Windows, Apple macOS, and UC Davis business systems (KFS, Banner, etc.) Most of these applications are available at no cost to Letters and Science affiliates. Tier 1 applications a fully supported by LS IT: we provide both installation/upgrade support AND usage support.
Research and Specialty Applications (Tier 2)
For most research and specialty applications, we provide license management, installation, upgrade, and patching support. We can also assist you in obtaining technical support from software vendors. This folder contains information on various packages, including Empirisoft DirectRT and MediaLab, The Mathworks Matlab, and NBS Presentation.
UC Davis Software Licenses
The IET-Software License Coordination unit manages volume licenses for many software packages. Some packages are available on a site license at no cost, others are discounted volume licenses. Packages include EndNote, SAS, ArcGIS, LabView and Matlab. Visit this website to find details on these packages.