RU Software

Welcome to the RU Software page

You have been redirected to this page because the old is currently under reconstruction and a new responsive software page will be available shortly.

If staff need access to the Warden's Residence System or any of the other DMU applications these are available on the DMU Apps Webpage at

Specific Rhodes University licensed software is still available from the current software repository, which you can access from \\rhino\SW01\Software\Library\ provided that you authenticate with your Rhodes credentials.
To get to this repository from your Windows Desktop:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Type "\\\SW01\Software\Library" (excluding the inverted comma's) in the Search or Run box and press Enter/Return.
  3. Find your desired software package in the application folders and launch the installation with the appropriate "setup.exe" or "install.exe" files.

Alternatively, you may contact the IT Service Desk for assistance with software installations by sending an email to or by calling the service desk at ext. 8288

Last Modified: Tue, 08 Mar 2016 12:02:14 SAST