Software/Application: Available at Geek locations
Microsoft Office 365.  This suite contains Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access. Productivity
Symantec Endpoint Protection.  An antivirus and personal firewall product. Antivirus
Read&Write Gold. Read&Write supports people who struggle with reading and writing, learning disabilities and learning English. Teaching & Learning
Software/Applications: (off-campus) or in IT Student Tech Labs (on-campus)
ArcGIS.  ArcMap 10 and ArcScene 10.  GIS (Geographic Information System) software allows you to visualize, query and analyze the geographic aspects of a body of data.
Analysis & Modeling; Teaching & Learning; Research
IBM SPSS.  SPSS is modular statistics software for the analytical process.  Statistical Research
Minitab. Minitab is a statistical package that provides a broad range of basic and advanced data analysis techniques. Statistical Research
Wolfram Mathematica. A computational software used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields.  Statistical Research
Software/Applications: Download/Update Online or at a Geek location
Internet Explorer (Windows Vista-8.1) / Edge (Windows 10) Browser
Chrome Browser
Firefox Browser
Microsoft Windows Updates.  Monthly updates are available on the second Tuesday of each month. Operating System
Apple Updates.   Operating System
Java.  Java is a programming language used by a lot of applications and websites. Browser plugin
Adobe Acrobat Reader.  This program will allow you to read/print files saved in the portable document format (PDF). Productivity; Browser Plugin
Adobe Flash Player.  This freeware software is for using content created on the Adobe Flash platform, including viewing multimedia, executing rich Internet application, and streaming video and audio. Browser Plugin
Adove Shockwave Player.  This is the web standard for powerful multimedia playback.  It allows you to view interactive web content like games, business presentations, entertainment, and ads from your web browser.  Browser Plugin
Adobe Air. This is a cross-platform runtime system for desktop apps and mobile apps. Productivity; Browser Plugin
iTunes.  Software to organize music, movies, and TV shows you have on your Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone, iPod, and Apple TV. Entertainment
Quicktime Player. A software capable of playing various forms of digital video, pictures, sounds, panoramic images, and interactivity.  Entertainment

Other Alternatives

If you don't see a title you need listed above, you have these other options:

  1. Talk to your department.  Many times different academic departments offer students software discounts.
  2. There are stores online that offer student discounts like JourneyEd ( or Academic Superstore (