Software

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The University and the College of Engineering Technology Services (ETS) offers a variety of software applications available to students, faculty, researchers, and staff. These applications may be accessed as either Hosted by the college or a site-licensed.

Contact Us

Phone: (614) 688-2828

Email: etshelp@osu.edu

Virtual Helpdesk: ets.osu.edu/vhd (opens Zoom)

Service Desk Locations:

Business Hours:
M-F 8:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.

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double-arrowLab and Virtual Software

ETS provides software hosted on our systems available for use by instructors and students. This software can be accessed in via the COE Virtual Desktop, or via our Computer Labs.

COE Virtual Desktop

The COE Virtual Desktop is a fully remote option that can be accessed vial almost any device that has access to the internet, and provides some of the most popular and resource-intensive applications in a high-powered computing environment. It only takes a few minutes to setup and is a great option for anyone wanting to use these applications.

Learn More about COE Virtual Desktop


Academic Computing Labs

ETS manages Academic Computing Labs across campus that provide access to specialized software used by many majors and may not be available by other means. Accessing these labs can be done in-person or remotely via the College Pulse VPN.

Learn More about Academic Computing Labs


Available Software

double-arrowSite-Licensed Software

Both The Ohio State University and the College of Engineering provide software applications for download and licensing on OSU-owned and personal devices. Below is a list of available software for site-license and what kind of device (OSU-owned or personal) it may be licensed for.