Software Support & Purchasing

We assist our affiliates with office software purchases and support based on our staff's expertise. This section describes the software and operating systems that we support, and gives general information about how to purchas software through us. Please contact us if you have any questions.

We assist our affiliates with office software purchases by recommending tools based on our staff's expertise and on the standards of FAS and Harvard University.

We also assist departments and research centers at CGIS in ordering software at a discount or refer to the appropriate source. Most popular desktop applications can be ordered through a Harvard University billing code at a discount. Software available to the wider Harvard community can be downloaded from

If you would like to order software, receive a quote, or have any questions about software recommendations, please contact us.

Note: Departments, centers, and individuals are required to track their respective software licenses.