UMass Boston

Software & Systems


Information Technology Services continually explores, tests, and evaluates software, computer systems, upgrades and printers to cater to your needs at UMass Boston.

UMass Boston IT Licensed Software

We can offer specially priced (site licensed) software to active faculty and staff members, as well as teaching and research assistants, to be used on either university-owned computers or for university business. Retirees from the university are not eligible for software. We do not sell software to undergraduate students, but we do have a number of titles available for free or at a discount. See:


Purchase Software

Visit our OntheHub software webstore:

You can purchase with PeopleSoft Finance SpeedType number or credit card.

Licensing Responsibility

Each employee is individually responsible for reading, understanding, and following all applicable licenses, notices, contracts, and agreements for software that he or she uses or seeks to use on company computers. Unless otherwise provided in the applicable license, notice, contract, or agreement, any duplication of copyrighted software, except for backup and archival purposes, may be a violation of federal and state law. In addition to violating such laws, unauthorized duplication of software is a violation of the company’s Software/Hardware Policy.


For technical support reach out to or visit our Live Chat.

Contact Us

The IT Service Desk and Live Chat are staffed Monday to Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Information Technology Services
Healey Library, 3rd Floor
Phone:  617.287.5220