All WSU-owned computers (see the list at the bottom for what constitutes a “computer”) are eligible to install the following software and operating systems:
Operating System Software
Windows OS (currently supporting XP Professional or 7 Enterprise)
Mac OS X 10.8+
Office Suite Software
Microsoft Office Professional Suite (for PC and Mac)
iWork and iLife (for Mac)
Corel Word Perfect Office Suite (for PC)
As of July 2006, President's Council approved the bundle charge, now set at $110 per new campus computer, to fund the above campus-wide licensing costs. The IT Business Office now manages bundle charges and they are being billed through our IT division billing database (Pinnacle).
The Bundle Charges will show up on the users Departmental Usage Report (Crystal Report). For information to access this report contact Tricia Burton at ext. 7155
The software can be installed by contacting your local college professional technician, or by contacting the IT Service Desk to set up an appointment at (801) 626-7777.
When purchasing a new PC computer select Windows 7 Home Edition for the OS. The IT Service Desk will provide Windows 7 32-bit Enterprise when they set up the new computer for you. Installation of Windows 7 64-bit Enterprise version is by request only.
WSU Microsoft Office Suite software includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, OneNote and Expression Web.
If you want to run Windows on your MAC you will need to purchase a copy of Parallels from the Bookstore or run Bootcamp or another virtual software (ie VM Ware).
What is considered a computer?
PC Desktop, Laptop, Notebook, Netbook, or full OS Tablet
Mac Desktop or Laptop
Thin client device delivered an OS as a virtual machine and using the above software