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 Jamf Self Service.

*Please note: Software Center can only be accessed on a Windows Computer and may not display all applications if the machine has not checked into Software Center for an extended period of time.  All applications will populate to show all available software over time.

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


Jamf 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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