Technology Support

Software & IT for Students

While you’re a student at NAIT, you have access to a variety of free and discounted software and IT.
You must be enrolled in courses to access these offers.

Wireless at NAIT

Need to connect on WiFi? Use NAIT's EDUROAM wireless network.

For more information, including how to connect, visit:

NAIT Computer Commons

Self-service labs conveniently located across campus, equipped with 3-in-1 printers/copiers/scanners.

View NAIT Computer Commons Availability View NAIT Computer Commons Standard Software List

Office 365

Office 365 is available to all current NAIT students, giving you access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, OneNote, and more on up to 5 PCs/Macs, 5 tablets and 5 phones per user and 1TB online storage with OneDrive.

Microsoft software is only licensed for use while you are registered as a current student at NAIT. Please discontinue use after you are no longer a current student.

Visit Office 365 to download and install Office and access OneDrive


Citrix is a service that allows students and staff access to a variety of applications from a computer, phone or tablet all for free. Some of the applications include: AutoCAD, ArcGIS, AspenTech, MicroSurvey, Bently AutoPLANT, MicroStation, and Simulation Solutions.

Get Citrix

Citrix is available for students in:

  • Bachelor of Technology in Construction Management
  • Chemical Engineering Technology
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Design Technology
  • Geological Technology
  • Geomatics Technology
  • Petroleum Engineering Technology
  • Power Engineering Technology
  • Business students in courses CMIS1150, CMIS2240, CMIS2250, and CMIS3344.

General software from the NAIT hub

Students can download a variety of free and discounted software from NAIT.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching allows access to various Microsoft software products at no cost.

View all the software products available

Mobile apps to increase your productivity

Everything you can do at school is increasingly done on mobile phones or tablets. Take advantage of these nifty apps to increase your productivity and take control of your semester.

View all the mobile apps available for download

Autodesk products

Autodesk offers a variety of free software programs, including AutoCAD, 3ds Max, for designers, animators, engineers and architects. 

View the Autodesk products that are available

textHELP (Read&Write)

Read&Write (textHELP) is a text to speech ribbon based program which can read Word, PDF and websites out loud. In addition to the main text to speech feature, Read&Write has other features which include: writing tools, research tools, and study tools.

View textHELP (Read&Write) instructions