University Software

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The below article lists the software included on both University-issued student lab and faculty/staff machines. Instructions on using the 'Software Center' are also outlined.

Software Center

Software Center allows you to install applications via an easy to use interface. Software Center is similar to a free app store wherein you select the applications you would like, and they are downloaded directly to your computer without the need for additional passwords, permissions, or a technician on-site. Applications available in Software Center are licensed for use by members of the University. If you would like to request an application that is not listed, please submit a Help Desk ticket.

Using Software Center

  1. Click the Windows button in the lower left.
  2. Type Software Center and click when it appears.
  3. You will see a list of all available software.
  4. Put a check mark next to the applications you would like to install and click the Install button. Estimated installation times are listed for each application in the details section below the list.
  • Click the Installation Status tab to monitor your installation
  • Click the Installed Software tab to see what software has been installed via the Software Center

Software Available in Software Center

The following software is currently available in the Software Center:

  • Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud Pro
  • Adobe Fireworks CC
  • Adobe Flash Professional CC
  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Adobe InDesign CC 2014
  • Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014
  • FileZilla 3.7.3
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Microsoft Project 2013
  • Microsoft Visio 2013
  • Skype™ 6.16
  • SPSS 21
  • VLC Media Player 2.1.0
  • Wolfram Mathematica 10.0.2

Software that is already installed on the machine will be displayed on the "Installed Software" tab in the Software Center.

Software Included on a Windows Student Lab Machine

Lab machines are intended for use by students and include the following software as of 6/3/2014:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 x64
  • Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud Pro
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Shockwave Player
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Adobe Shockwaye Player
  • FileZilla
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Office 2013
  • Notepad 2
  • SAS 9.4
  • SPSS 21

This list pertains to both desktop and laptop lab machines. Please note that certain labs will include specialized software. A list of these labs can be found on the | IRT webpage.

Software Included on All Imaged Machines

Faculty/Staff machines are intended for use by faculty/staff and include the following as of 6/3/2014:

  • MS Windows 7 x64
  • MS Office 2013
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Shockwave Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Document Cloud Pro
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Google Chrome
  • Notepad 2
  • SurePDF Plugin
  • BDMS Plugin
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Cisco Anyconnect VPN client (Laptops only)

This list pertains to both desktop and laptop faculty/staff machines.