UWL-Owned Faculty/Staff Computers - Locating the Software Center (PC) or Self Service (Mac) Applications

Information about how to locate the pre-installed app(s) called the "Software Center" (PC) or "Self Service" on your UWL-owned computer (PC or Mac) for UWL-related software installations.

*Important Notes: 

  • Software Center is a pre-installed application only available on UWL-owned PC/Windows computers for faculty/staff to use in order to install specific software provided by UWL ITS. 
  • Self Service is a pre-installed application only available on UWL-owned Macs for faculty/staff to use in order to install specific software provided by UWL ITS. 
  • In order to access the Software Center or Self Service on your UWL-owned computer, then you must be connected to our network either by being connected to our UWL-Eagle WiFi/Internet while on campus or by being connected to the pre-installed VPN application called "Cisco Any Connect" while off-campus

Software Center (UWL-owned PCs only) SoftwareCenterApp(PC).PNG

1. You can locate the Software Center application on your UWL-owned PC by searching for "Software Center" with your computer's main search bar found at the bottom left of your screen, which is also next to the StartStartIcon.pngicon.

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Or locate it via the "File Explorer" location: 

  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Microsoft Endpoint Manager\Configuration Manager 

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2. Once you have located the Software Center application, then click it open and select the software that you want to install onto your UWL-PC. 

  • *Note: There may be more and/or different applications to install from the Software Center than what is appearing in the screenshot example below. 

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Self Service (UWL-owned Macs only) SelfService(Mac).png

1. You can locate the Self Service application on your UWL-owned Mac by searching for it within the Launchpad. MacLaunchpad.png

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Or you can locate it via Finder under Applications. MacFinder.png

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2. Once you have located the Self Service application, then open it and sign in using your NetID and current password

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*Note: If you check the box next to "Remember Me," then the next time you try to open up the Self Service application, then it should just auto-log you in without you needing to enter in your login credentials.


3. Afterwards, select the software that you want to install onto your UWL-Mac. 

  • *Note: There may be more and/or different applications to install from Self Service than what is appearing in the screenshot example below

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Need more help with installing software on your UWL-owned computer? Then contact the Eagle Help Desk.




Keywords:UWL, owned, computers, PC, windows, mac, software, center, self, service, faculty, staff, network, download, installation, applications, install,   Doc ID:107387
Owner:Erin B.Group:UW-La Crosse
Created:2020-11-24 16:03 CDTUpdated:2020-12-01 16:31 CDT
Sites:UW-La Crosse
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