Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The following frequently asked questions are common among those contemplating University of Malaya (UM). This page provides answers to these questions and provides links to useful UM websites that provide additional answers.

How I want to request a Site-License from any intended software; such as SPSS, Matlab and etc?

For Staff;

  1. Go to UM Portal (
  2. Under Application Tab, click Software Request menu. Fill up necessary requirements.
  3. Please be noted license will be installed to UM computer (UM Tag).

For Student:
No site-license eligible for them. Kindly go to faculty computer lab to used any research software.
List of software available for students can be browse at

How I want to create Turnitin Account?

For Staff: Request of email can be sent to
For Student: Kindly go to UM Main Library for account creation or contact your supervisor / lecturer attach with.

Where can I find information about all software provided by ICT Center?

For Staff: Browse (Intranet)
For Student: Browse to Student Portal; >> Software tab

Where can I buy Microsoft software licenses such as MS Office 2010 (Under Hedstart Program)?

For Staff:
Go to and follow the instructions. For user manual, kindly browse to (intranet) >> eHUP. Finish the reading before buying the software.

For Student:
Go to to download the software.
User manual on how to get the software can be retrieved at UM Student Portal:
Finish the reading before download the intended software.

How can I get help with specific licensing questions?.

Any enquiries email to or login to