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Washington and Lee University
Information Technology Services

Student Software Downloads

Student Software Downloads

Undergraduates and Law students

Anti-Virus Software (Windows)

To install anti-virus software on your computer you must first uninstall any other antivirus software you might have before installing ours.  Then click on the link Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7/Vista/XP and install using Internet Explorer.

Microsoft Office 2013 and 2011

Our license agreement with Microsoft provides students with rights to Windows operating system upgrades, Microsoft Office for Windows and MacOS.

  • Students are entitled to upgrade to the latest versions until their graduation then you will have a perpetual license(s) for your installed version.
  • Students that withdraw from the University without graduating must uninstall the Microsoft products acquired through this license agreement.

To install Office on your computer go to and click the "Sign In" link.  If you are prompted, provide your W&L username and password.  Click on the product you want and Add to Cart.

  • Microsoft downloads are FREE for students. 
  • KEEP TRACK OF YOUR PRODUCT KEY(S) by emailing yourself a copy - You only have access to the key for one month.
  • You can order backup discs for your products for $13.95 each.
  • You can order an Extended Access Guarantee for $4.95 which gives you 24 months of access to your download(s) and license key(s).

Complete and confirm your order. Once your order has been placed, you'll receive an e-mail with a link to your downloads. KEEP TRACK OF YOUR PRODUCT KEY(S)
Email a copy of your key to yourself
You will be prompted to do a onetime installation of Secure Download Manager.  Follow the steps on the web page.  Check the Download location at the top of the screen and make sure you have sufficient disk space in the Download Location and "Start Download".

If you have questions please e-mail