How do I Use Software Center (Windows) and Self Service (Mac) on my UNCW-owned Computer?



All faculty and staff have the ability to access and use Software Center or Self Service on a UNCW-owned computer.

*Please note: If your Windows computer has not been on the UNCW network for an extended period of time (either on-campus or via VPN), you may need to connect before it displays all applications available on Software Center. After connecting, applications may take a few hours to populate.

Software Center for Windows:

  1. Click the Windows Start Button.
  2. Locate and choose the "Software Center" tile on the start menu.

    Software center picture

  3. If you do not see the "Software Center" tile, type "Software Center" in the search bar.

    search bar

  4. Software Center will now launch.

    screenshot of software center and applications

  5. Click on the application you would like to install.
  6. Select "Install." 


install page



Self Service for Mac:

  1. Click the Finder icon in the Mac taskbar/dock.
  2. Select the "Applications" tab in the left toolbar.
  3. Locate and select "Self Service" in the list of applications.

    screenshot of application menu

  4. If you do not see the "Self Service" tile, type "Self Service" into the spotlight search.

    self service magnifying glass

  5. Self Service will now launch. Use your UNCW username and password to sign into Self Service.

    self service screenshot of username & password

  6. Click on the application you would like to install.

    screenshot of self service application options

  7. Select "Install."

If you need further assistance, submit a service request or CHAT with TAC.

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