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TTUHSC IT participates in a site license agreement with Microsoft and McAfee to provide select Microsoft and McAfee software to TTUHSC students, faculty and staff for personal use. This agreement encompasses all of the TTUHSC campuses and includes distance-education students as well.

Some software media is available to download free of charge. The software titles include:

  • Microsoft Lync for Windows
  • Microsoft Expression Studio
  • Microsoft Studio
  • Microsoft Office for Mac
  • Microsoft Lync for Mac

Some software media is only available on DVD media.  The cost for each DVD media is $3.00 US for MacAfee titles and $10.00 US for Microsoft titles.  The software titles include:

  • McAfee VirusScan for Mac (Mac OS X versions 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.10 Yosemite and 10.11 El Capitan)

IMPORTANT:  McAfee VirusScan for Mac is NOT compatible with Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra

  • McAfee VirusScan for Windows (Windows version 7, 8.1 and 10 only)
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8

McAfee VirusScan and select Microsoft software is also available to TTUHSC departments for institutional use through the Texas Tech University System's Site License Agreement with Microsoft.  Please contact the IT Solution Center or submit a STARS work order requesting assistance with your new computer purchases and installing supported software.

Download Software Media (for personal use)

Downloading software media requires an eRaider login.

  • Sign in to your eRaider Account at
  • Select Software Download from the Navigation menu.
  • Choose the software media you wish to download.
  • Follow the instructions available on each download page.
  • You will be required to read, understand, and agree to the software terms and agreement before downloading the software.

Purchase Software Media (for personal use)

Purchasing software media requires an eRaider login.

  • Visit the IT Media Purchase site at
  • Click Log In to purchase and view media in the catalog.
  • Sign in using your eRaider username and password.
  • If this is your first time to use this system, click View/Edit Your Profile and update your mailing information before proceeding to the catalog.
  • Click View The Media Catalog to view media in the catalog.
  • Choose the software you wish to add to your cart.
  • Click User Options at anytime to return to IT Media Purchase welcome page.
  • Please read carefully all information regarding use and limitations of select software media.
  • Follow the instructions on each page to complete the checkout process.
  • You will be required to read, understand, and agree to the software terms and agreement before purchasing software media.  The agreements limit the purchase of one software media per person per year.


  • All Windows operating systems offered through the Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions (MEES) are upgrade versions only and require a valid pre-existing Windows operating system license that qualifies for an upgrade.
  • The upgrade bit type (32 bit or 64 bit) must match the bit type of the pre-existing Windows operating system.
  • To determine which bit type is needed:
  1. Click the Start Button.
  2. Right click My Computer or Computer (depending on the version) from the Start menu and choose Properties.
  3. A window will open displaying basic information about your computer.  The bit type may be displayed under the Windows or System section.  If no bit type is noted, the installed bit type is 32 bit.