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Antivirus Software

Available to: Faculty, Staff, and Students

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows

Keep UC San Diego and personal computers virus-free by following some simple security guidelines and ensuring you have up-to-date antivirus software.

Helpful information on protecting your device can also be found on the ResNet UC San Diego page.

Find available antivirus software options below.

Faculty and Staff for Campus-Owned Computers



Sophos Endpoint Protection is available for use on UC San Diego-owned devices at no cost.


To install Sophos, contact your department's computer or technical support or send a request to support-sophos@ucsd.edu.

Symantec or McAfee

Symantec and McAfee anitvirus products are available for purchase from Marketplace. In Marketplace, locate the SHI [Software House International] icon from the Marketplace homepage, click the SHI icon, and select 'Punchout' from the drop-down.

Students for Non-campus Owned Computers

Search for antivirus software available for purchase from the UC San Diego Bookstore.

Contact Software Distribution

Have questions or don't see what you're looking for?  

Contact us at software@ucsd.edu.