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Getting Software

For personally owned computers, go to the BSU online software store OnTheHub.com

Available at no charge for personal and BSU computers: Wolfram Mathematica

For BSU owned computers, Bemidji State University and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system participate in several software agreements. BSU covers the cost of the following:

  • Microsoft Campus Agreement
  • Apple AELP contract (for Macintosh Operating System upgrades)
  • Wolfram Mathmatica
  • Maplesoft

We also have academic volume purchase contracts for software from:

  • Adobe
  • IBM SPSS
  • Microsoft Select Plus

Software Request for BSU owned computers

Create a faculty/staff software request ticket or call your Software Licensing Manager, Brodie Karger, at 755-3777.

Please include the department account to be charged and the asset number of the computer(s) receiving software.

Faculty software requests for BSU Computer Lab machines can be made before May 31 and October 31 of each year.  This allows time to purchase, create and test software packages and deploy to the many labs on campus.  Computer lab installation times will be during summer semester and winter break.