Student Versions Available

There are a number of software programs available for home use. Some are student versions that are free but may have limitations compared to the software installed on the DOE lab computers. In most cases you use your Carleton cmail email address to sign up for the software.

Name Type Cost Limits Link
MSOffice 365 all Carleton students free MS Office 365 Free for Carleton Students
Microsoft Visio for DoE students free Imagine Website
Microsoft Project for DoE students free Imagine Website
Microsoft Azure Tools for Teaching all Carleton students free Imagine Website
AutoDesk Fusion360 all Carleton students free AutoDesk Education
ANSYS Student version all Carleton students free 512k solver node limit Ansys Free Student Products
Maple all Carleton students license from ITS Contact Scott Bruce
Matlab all Carleton students code from ITS Matlab for Students
OrCAD Any student free OrCAD Academic Program
Intel Development Tools, C++, Fortran all Carleton students free Intel Free Tools

Note:  Due to Covid, ANSYS has provided a license code for our students to run full educational license version, not the node limited student version.  If you need this license code contact

Carleton Univeristy Software for Students

Listed are some software that you will need and instructions on how to install it.

Carleton University offers Microsoft software free of charge to all students:

Carleton ITS offers some site-licensed software to students:


Carleton university does not offer anti-virus to students. However there are options.

  • Every Windows 10 O/S comes with a built in anti-virus called Windows Defender.
  • If your internet provider is Bell or Rogers they offer free anti-virus to their customers