Free & Discounted Commercial Software

Software Packages from UNL

“UNL is offering Software modules or packages to our faculty, researchers, staff and students at a discounted price. Software packages like MATLAB, SAS, SPSS, Adobe Professional and many more. Please visit the following link for UNL Software Catalog and search for what you are looking for.”

Departmental Academic Software Programs

Microsoft, VMware, IBM, Oracle, and others offer several useful software tools and packages for education and research for little or no cost.


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Microsoft's Imagine Program:

Free software offerings at no charge from Microsoft: 

VMware's Academic Program:

Oracle Academic Program:

Oracle Database Enterprise Edition is free for institutions of higher education. 

OnTheHub Network:

This site offers free or discounted software from a variety of vendors to faculty, students, and staff at institutions of higher education. UNMC user can access the network using their UNMC credentials.

If you navigate to “Featured Software” tab on top, you will see a menu of all software offerings. 

Software for Super Computer Users:

On the XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) network, a large selection of software tools and packages is available. These software modules are hosted on XSEDE super computers, which you can use at no cost. The XSEDE infrastructure across the country is funded by large grants from NSF for research and education. UNMC is a member of the XSEDE consortium. Please contact us if you are interested in this program.

Please contact us if you or your department would like to sign up for any of the above programs.