Computers & Software

ITS resources for computers and software.

  • Adaptive Technology Computing Services
    The James Edward Knox Adaptive Technology Computing Site (Knox Center) meets the computing and information technology needs of people with temporary or permanent disabilities.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of applications and services for designing print and online media, video editing, web development, photography, and more.
  • Campus Computing
    Campus Computing Sites provide public access workstations—including a wide variety of software and computing services—to U-M students, faculty and staff.
    • Virtual Sites
      Virtual Sites lets any Mac or Windows computer with a web connection use Sites Windows software.
    • Sites @ Home
      Sites @ Home is the ITS laptop loaner program in recognition of the technology barrier created by the pandemic and in support of a healthy, safe, and caring environment.
  • Tech Shop
    Tech Shop provides sales, service and support of personal technology to U-M students, faculty and staff.
  • Managed Computing
  • Microsoft Office 365
    Microsoft Office 365 is available to current University of Michigan faculty, staff, students, and emeritus with regular uniqnames.
  • MiDesktop
    MiDesktop offers a highly available and secure environment while drastically reducing the complexity and cost of deploying a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.
  • MiWorkspace
    MiWorkspace is a desktop support service that provides network connectivity to your computers and devices, delivery of software and security updates, network storage, printing, and access to a whole team of desktop support professionals.
  • Reserve Software for a Class
    Classroom Reservation & Instructional Software Submission (CRISS) consolidates a number of Campus Computing Sites instructional services and resources into one easy to access place.
  • U-M Software Directory
    The U-M Software Directory aims to become a central library of software titles and packages available to faculty, staff, and students across all three campuses and Michigan Medicine.
  • Software Services
    Software Services offers software licensing and purchasing for University of Michigan departments.
  • Tech Help (Walk-In)
    The Tech Help Team offers real time, walk-in support at no cost to you. Our student team partners with you to solve issues, find resources, and diagnose problems.
  • Tech Repair
    The ITS Tech Repair Service provides low-cost assistance to U-M individuals and departments at two full-service locations.

Additional Information

  • Standard Computing Services
    All eligible members of the U-M community on the Ann Arbor campus receive the standard computing services at no charge.
  • Microsoft Campus Agreement
    The university negotiates an agreement with Microsoft Corporation that allows the distribution of commonly used Microsoft products at significantly reduced costs.
  • Microsoft Premier Support
    ITS offers Campus Units a partnership in our Microsoft Premier Licensing Agreement.
  • Oracle Java Standard Edition (SE) Subscription Impacts
    Oracle now requires a paid subscription to Java Standard Edition (SE) to receive all updates and security patches. Java is used widely on campus by ITS and others to support university applications, infrastructure, and other technology.