CrowdStrike Falcon Endpoint Protection


CrowdStrike Falcon is the University provided antivirus and required to be installed on all student computers and University-owned computers in order to connect to the University network.



CrowdStrike Falcon is the University provided antivirus and required to be installed on all student computers in order to connect to the University network. Please make sure to uninstall any current antivirus that you may have running on your computer to prevent installation issues and system performance problems prior to installing CrowdStrike Falcon.

CrowdStrike Falcon is a next-generation anti-virus product that uses a combination of artificial intelligence, behavioral detection, machine learning algorithms, and exploit mitigation, to protect against known and unknown threats. This means that CrowdStrike Falcon will protect you against many of the newest kinds of attacks, such as ransomware and unauthorized remote access. Another benefit of CrowdStrike Falcon is that it is lightweight and only consumes 1% or less of CPU.


Cost: Free

Available To: Students, University Owned Computers

Installation Instructions

Crowdstrike Falcon is installed as part of the University's Standard Software on all Faculty and Staff Mac and Windows computers.

Students are required to have Crowdstrike Falcon installed on their personal computers to be able to connect to the urwin wireless network. If you are a faculty or staff member, Falcon will not be available for you to download on the software download page.


  • You must have administrator rights of the machine to install the Falcon agent
  • ClearPass must be installed on your machine to connect on campus. More information can be found here.
Install CrowdStrike Falcon on macOS (Students)
Install CrowdStrike Falcon on Windows (Students)
Install CrowdStrike Falcon on Linux (Students)


Installation or Troubleshooting Issues: Contact the Help Desk at 804-287-6400 or Submit a Ticket

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