The Research Computing Group supports a variety of licensed software (see software.lehigh.edu for details) and free and open source that is available for use by Research Computing Users. Sol's software stack, build guide and example submit script files is available on the Research Computing Wiki.
Most software installed on Sol (non MPI enabled packages) can be used on local linux based workstations (CentOS and openSuSE are known to work without errors) for your research and education needs. More information is available on the Research Computing Wiki
The Research Computing/HPC group does not manage software acquisitions; for details on procuring software resources for your group, please consult the policy and procedure pages maintained by the LTS Software Committee.