Install Software Without Admin Rights on UTRGV Computers

PowerBroker (run elevated feature) is not supported for the MAC Catalina operating system.



University-licensed software

  • Windows:  Search for and launch the Software Center app.  
    MAC: Search for and launch the Self Service app.
  • Select the desired software application. 
  • Click Install.
  • Follow remaining prompts to finish the installation.

Other software – downloaded / purchased

      All faculty and full-time staff can install software using PowerBroker:

  • Browse to and right-click on any program or shortcut (MAC computers can “control-click”).
  • Select the available option (e.g., UTRGV - Install Elevated or UTRGV - Run Elevated)
  • Enter a brief justification in the UTRGV PowerBroker for Windows Authorization pop-up window that appears.
  • Click OK.
  • Follow remaining prompts to finish the installation.


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