Licensed Software Office


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The Information Commons Licensed Software Office now has an online store.You must be an active UofT student, faculty or staff member to be eligible to use this service and you must log in from a computer with a UofT IP address. You can pay using a personal credit card and download the software.

Log in to the store with your UTORid and password at

See our list of Available Software and Forms.

MATLAB Technical Seminars at U of T

Join us at complimentary MATLAB technical seminars at University of Toronto.  Faculty, staff, researchers and students are all welcome:

Date:                   Thursday, April 3
Time:                   1:00-3:00p.m.

Date:                   Friday, April 4
Time:                   10:00a.m.-12:00p.m.

Location:             Claude T. Bissell Building, Room 205 (BL 205)          


Thursday, April 3
Session 1: Data Analytics and Machine Learning with MATLAB
Learn about machine learning techniques that are available in MATLAB, as well as, how to quickly explore your data, evaluate machine learning algorithms, compare results, and apply the best technique to your problem.


Friday, April 4
Session 2: Financial Modeling and Economic Analysis with MATLAB
Learn how to access data from multiple sources, and rapidly analyze and visualize data for financial modeling and economic analysis.

View complete session descriptions and register at:


MATLAB for January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014

MATLAB for the January 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014 license period are now available for purchase. When MathWorks provides the license for the new period we will provide any new licensing information.
Visit the MATLAB description page for full details.
  • Order Online using FIS Accounts: UShop
  • Order Online using credit card and download:
  • or complete one of the following order forms and return it to our office

        New License Order Forms:
New in 2014:
Parallel Computing and Simulink Control Design toolboxes are now included in the TAH package. New licenses can be purchased as a TAH package or MATLAB base on its own. A La Carte toolbox purchases are no longer available for new purchases.

SPSS 22 for August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014 Now Available

SPSS for the August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014 license period is available for purchase. Visit our Department/Faculty/Staff or Student description page for full details.

Installation instructions for IBM SPSS 22 for Windows and Mac.

Renewal instructions for IBM SPSS 22 for Windows and Mac.

SAS 9.4 for July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 Now Available

SAS for the July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 license period is available for purchase. Visit the SAS description page for full details.

Please check your workstation to ensure it is compatible before purchase. The Windows 8 Consumer/core edition is not supported. Window 8 Professional and Enterprise have some support. SAS 9.4 is fully supported by Windows 8 Professional.

If you purchased a license for the current license period, you are entitled to upgrade to the latest version of SAS . Online purchases can have this added at no cost. The cost of the DVD set ($12.00).

Installation instructions for SAS 9.3 for Windows.

Microsoft Campus Agreement for Faculty, Staff, and Departments

To obtain the Microsoft Campus Agreement Products go to For all other Microsoft products visit our Microsoft webpage. If you require assistance with please contact or call 416-946-5008.

The University of Toronto has implemented a Microsoft Campus Agreement for faculty, staff, and departments. Products that are included in the agreement have been removed from our catalogue as the terms of usage are the same. All other Microsoft products will continue to be distributed through the Licensed Software Office to faculty, staff, and departments.

Under the Microsoft Campus Agreement, divisions and departments will be eligible to download specific Microsoft applications (including Microsoft Office) at no charge for installation only on university-owned equipment.

The Microsoft Campus Agreement includes the following products:

  • Windows Desktop Operating System (not servers) – All editions
  • Microsoft Office Professional (Windows and Mac) – current edition + upgrades and past versions
  • Forefront Endpoint Protection (Anti-virus for Windows)
  • System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 (Anti-virus for Windows, Linux and Mac)
  • Core Client Access Licenses (CALs):
    • Windows Server CAL
    • Microsoft SharePoint Server Standard CAL
    • Microsoft Exchange Server Standard CAL
    • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager Client Management License
    • Microsoft Lync Server Standard CAL

UShop Software Downloads Now Available!

We have great news for our UShop customers!

You are now able to download software purchased from the Licensed Software Office rather than having to pick it up in person.

You will purchase software as usual through UShop’s LSO catalogue – then, once you receive your order confirmation, you simply log in to our LSO Software @ UofT website to download the software.

See our tutorial on how to download your software.


Final Transition from FIS paper transactions to UShop

To reduce financial transaction costs to the University of Toronto, the LSO has transitioned FIS payments through paper order form to UShop.

Paper order forms requesting to charge orders to FIS accounts are no longer used. Cash, debit, and credit transactions will continue to be processed as normal. UShop is UofT’s online shopping system through which all faculty and staff with a UShop account can purchase products directly.

About the Licensed Software Office (LSO)

The LSO negotiates and administers software license agreements with many vendors in order to decrease overall software costs to the University. The software can be purchased by UofT students, faculty and staff. However, depending on our agreement with the vendor, not all software is available to everyone.

Hours of Service

Monday – Friday

9:30 am – 5:00 pm

NOTE: Closed for lunch from 12:30 - 1:30

Saturday, Sunday


Robarts Library, 1st Floor
130 St. George Street

Tel: 416 978-4990
Fax: 416 978-7159