Standard Load (SL)

The Standard Load (SL) is a standard set of software products and a particular release of an operating system (e.g. Windows 7) that has been configured specifically for UWSP computers. Information Technology uses an SL to assure network delivered applications perform consistently, to disseminate security and software updates, and to help facilitate upgrades. A Standard Load helps to create a consistent experience from computer to computer.

What is the current Windows Standard Load (SL)?

The current Windows SL includes the Windows 10 operating system,  Symantec Endpoint Protection, and Office 2016. 

What is the current Macintosh Standard Load (SL)?

The current Macintosh SL includes the OSX, Mozilla Firefox, Office for Mac 2016, and VLC media player.

Software Center and Self Service

The Software Center contains nearly 300 licensed UWSP applications.

Here you will find software that is available to the entire campus as well as software that will be utilized for specific UWSP courses. 

Software located in the Microsoft Software Center can be downloaded and installed easily on campus computers. To access the Microsoft Software Center, from the Windows Orb perform a search for "software center".  Visit the "Install Software from Microsoft Software Center" page for detailed steps on how to install software from this center.

The Macintosh Self Service application is where commonly used software and campus wide licensed software for Macs can be installed from. Specialty software is also made available through Self Service.

You do not need to be an administrator on your computer to install the software available in the Software Center or Self Service.

For other software installation requests, please enter a work order by visiting "Software Installation Requests" from the menu on the right.

Please direct software questions or issues to the Service Desk.