Software for personal use

This article discusses software available for use on Personal computers.


What software is available for my personal computer?


University of Michigan students, faculty, and staff


Microsoft Office 365

All students, faculty and staff are allowed to obtain Office 365 for free on their personal machines using their umich email as long as your affiliation with the university continues. To obtain your copy please sign up with Microsoft.

Microsoft OneDrive should not be used for storing University information. Please see the Safe Computing site for more information.


All students, faculty and staff may use EndNote on their personal computers. Please contact us by submitting a service request to in order to get EndNote on your computer. The software must be removed once you are no longer affiliated with the University.


All students, faculty and staff may use ChemDraw by going here and entering your umich email address (


Students, staff and faculty can get MATLAB on their personal computers. There are different methods of getting MATLAB for students and for faculty and staff:

  • Students — Create a MathWorks account here for academic use using your address. You will then associate your account with a license using the code 45185-14754-78466-97054-77950 which will allow you to download and use MATLAB. For more information, see this ITS MATLAB article.
  • Faculty and Staff — Please submit a service request to to get MATLAB installed.
MATLAB licensed under these conditions is never to be used for commercial use.

Software that can be purchased for personal use is listed on the Tech Shop page.

Additional notes

For more information on University software licenses check out these articles:


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