Personal Device Software Installation for BGSU Course


Will Information Technology Services (ITS) install software on my personal device that I need for a class?


Yes, ITS can assist students with installing approved software such as VirtualBox/UTM and/or SAS on their personal devices. 

Please contact ITS to arrange installation via drop-off or virtual appointment.

There are no costs for software installations. Please take note of the guidelines listed below:


  • A power adapter must be provided for in-person service. The power adapter should be usable with no damage.
  • Supported operating systems include Windows 10, Windows 11, and macOS 10.15 (Catalina) or newer.

SAS (Statistical Analysis System): Software for data analysis and report writing

  • The computer must have at least 50GB available on the hard drive for proper installation.
  • SAS can only be installed on Windows operating systems. To use with Apple devices, VirtualBox/UTM must also be installed.

VirtualBox/UTM: Software virtualization programs that allow multiple operating systems to be hosted on a single physical machine.

  • VirtualBox/UTM is most often installed on Apple computers needing to run Window
  • VirtualBox is not supported on Apple silicon (M1/M2) models. UTM will be installed on newer models of MacBooks that have these processors
  • VirtualBox requires a Windows 10 license key, which can be claimed for free by following these instructions

For additional assistance, please contact Information Technology Services at 419-372-0999 or through chat.

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