Antivirus Software for Students

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Antivirus Software for Students is a cloud-based security protection suite that includes antivirus, network threat protection, firewall, and real-time threat protection components.

Who can use this service?

Antivirus Software for Students is available to:

  • Students

How do I request or access this service?

This software is available for download via the Antivirus Software for Students help centre page.

See current Terms of Service.

What is the cost for this service?

There is no cost for Antivirus Software for Students for active (registered) students at UVic who wish to install this software on up to three personal devices.

When is the service available?

Antivirus Software for Students will be available to active students at UVic. The eligibility of Antivirus Software for Students users will be re-assessed in March of every year, and users who are no longer students will have their devices registered with Symantec Endpoint Protection made ineligible for the service.

End User License Agreement

The End User License Agreement is available during the Antivirus Software for Students installation.

How do I get help with this service?

Symantec and Symantec Help Guides will provide primary support for this service. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and relevant Symantec resources in our frequently asked questions page.

University Systems will provide support for login and access issues with the Service and offer assistance with accounts and system access.

For assistance with this service, please contact the Computer Help Desk:

  • Email:
  • Telephone: 250-721-7687
  • In person: Clearihue A004 or McPherson Library