students using laptop computers in Learning Commons

Antivirus for Students, Faculty & Staff

(for Personally-Owned Machines)

UNCW recommends the following FREE antivirus products for personally-owned (non-UNCW owned) machines:

  • Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows and Sophos for Macs

NOTE: The software on this page should not be installed on UNCW-owned machines. For UNCW-owned computers, contact the TAC for a computer consultant to install the appropriate software.

Download Security Essentials (Windows/PCs)

Download Macintosh Antivirus

NOTE: For other viable options for Macs, please search the App Store.

Questions? Contact the TAC or view the Antivirus FAQs in AskTAC