REMAIN VIGILANT! Please Be Aware of an Increase in Cyberattacks at UC Riverside

UC Riverside is a prime target of attacks from cybercriminals, including but not limited to phishing, ransomware, and job offer scams. Some of these attacks have already claimed victims at UCR this year. The financial, mental, and emotional toll of cyber crime is immense, which is why ITS wants to remind the Highlander community to follow cybersmart practices and remain vigilant when using technology. Visit for current security alerts. Visit for cybersmart tips and resources. 


New Student Software Catalog

Information Technology Solutions is pleased to introduce a new, streamlined student Software Catalog experience. Beginning October 28, 2020, the new catalog can be accessed through the UCR ServiceLink Portal, where students can browse and request access to available software applications. For detailed instructions on how to access and request software through the new catalog, please refer to this Knowledge Base article (KB0011640)

Please note that the old software site,, has been discontinued. Students must now request software through the UCR Software Catalog in ServiceLink. Software is made available to students through the Student Technology Fee (STF), and access is only granted to students who are enrolled in a current or upcoming course. Some software does not require download and can be accessed through the Apporto virtual computer lab. To learn more about Apporto, please refer to this Knowledge Base article (KB0011394).  


If you are a University Extension (UNEX) student looking to request software, please email To help ensure that your request can be processed in a timely manner, please include your full name and UCR NetID in the body of the email.