University of Delaware - College of Engineering


Notification of Software Usage Restrictions

College of Engineering

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Software usage at the University of Delaware (UD) is governed by the policy, "Policy for Responsible Computing at the University of Delaware". Certain software is provided under "restricted use" license, a reduced cost option governed by restricted use terms. Restrictions typically prohibit competition with full paying customers and protect the property rights of the licensor. Software in this category, include, but are not limited to, ABAQUS, ANSYS, ASPEN, BENTLEY, CATIA, COMSOL, DELMIA, HYPERWORKS, LABVIEW, MS-DREAMSPARK SOFTWARE, NASTRAN, PATRAN, PRO-ENGINEER, SIMDESIGNER, SOLIDWORKS, SYNOPSYS, and others.

All persons using software at UD must comply with all terms and conditions of all applicable licenses. Examples of "restricted use" terms are listed below. Personnel are urged to read the appropriate software license before using a licensed product. Consult your advisor before signing this agreement.

Example Restrictions:
  1. ALL work performed using licensed software will be published non-proprietary work.
  2. ALL results generated using licensed software will be in the public domain.
  3. Progress or final reports for projects where software is used will be made available to licensor.
  4. Licensed software WILL NOT be used for competitive analysis (such as benchmarking).
  5. Licensed software WILL NOT be used for any commercial activity, including consulting.
  6. Licensed software WILL NOT be used from a site more than 50-miles from campus.



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NOTE: Contact your advisor to verify your research group participates in the required cost share or partnership.


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Please list your supervisor.Students should list their faculty advisor. You can either give their full name or a UD email address. Many titles require we contact your supervisor to confirm you have permission to use the software and that he/she will supervise your compliance with all applicable licensing terms and conditions.



Comments and additional Information
If you have comments and/or additional information please include below. (Example: I need software package xyz installed on my lab computer.)

IT Ticket Number
If an IT Help Request has already been entered into our system for this request, and you know the ticket number, please list it below:


Acknowledgement to consent and comply:
Enter your full name and today's date below to consent to comply with ALL terms below:
  1. I will comply with the "Policy for Responsible Computing at the University of Delaware."
  2. I will NOT allow others to use licensed software via my access.
  3. I will NOT copy or distribute licensed software except as provided by the license agreement.
  4. I will hold the software, including its documentation and training materials in strict confidence.
  5. I am currently an employee or student of the University of Delaware.