Eastern Michigan University


Service Description

Service Name: Antivirus 
Service Name Synonyms: AV, McAfee, Virus Scan, Microsoft Endpoint Protection (MEP)
Description: DoIT provides antivirus software free of charge for all EMU owned workstations and services running Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. Where possible a central server manages and enforces updates and policy compliance.
Availability: 24/7/365, except during planned maintenance windows.
Eligibility: Antivirus software is available for all EMU owned workstations and servers and comes pre-installed on any computer initially configured by the IT Helpdesk.
Restrictions: DoIT does not provide antivirus software for personally owned computers, however we highly recommend the use of antivirus software on all computers. Follow the link in the Support section for more information about free options for personal computers.

General information including links to free antivirus software for personally owned computers can be found here http://www.emich.edu/it/security/software/.


Support is available through the IT Help Desk at 734-487-2120  or IT.helpdesk@emich.edu . Support is provided during the service hours of the IT Help Desk.

Features and Options:
  • Virus scanning and removal
  • On access virus protection
  • Spyware scanning and removal
Service Login: None. 
Documentation: None.
Pre-Requisite Services: None.

Similar or Related Services:

Requisition and Approval Process: None.
Costs and Limitations: None. Neither departments nor individuals are charged for normal use.
Revision History: May 2014 - Published. 

Division of Information Technology

118 Pray Harrold

Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Phone: 734.487.3141