MSU holds campus-wide licenses for the following list of software.

Cost: In most cases, the campus-wide license allows MSU to provide the software at no extra cost, however in some the license allows the software to be offered at a discounted price much lower if purchased individually.   

Availability: Certain licenses are not available to students and some are limited in number.  Please see information under each for details.

*LANDesk, McAfee, and Spirion are required to be installed on all MSU-owned computers. See MSU's Technology Management Standards for details on this policy.  

Adobe Products

MSU has a limited number of licenses available to MSU employees only for Acrobat DC Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud.    

image of a yellow arrow pointing right.Visit the Adobe Campus License page for more information on how to request a license.

Offices not covered by the campus agreement should contact Adobe directly to purchase Creative Cloud/Adobe products.

Mathematica

MSU employees and students may download Mathematica on university-owned and personal computers. 

Download: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the Mathematica software page for information and download instructions. 

MATLAB

MSU employees and students may download MATLAB on university-owned and personal computers. 

Download: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the MATLAB software page for information and download instructions. 

McAfee Antivirus

MSU employees and students may download McAfee on University-owned and personal computers. 

To download McAfee on a University-owned computer:

Please contact the UIT Service Desk at 994-1777 or helpdesk@montana.edu.

To download on a personally-owned computer: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the McAfee software page for information and download instructions.

Minitab

MSU faculty and students may download Minitab on university-owned and personal computers. 

Download: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the Minitab software page for information and download instructions. 

 

NVivo

MSU employees and students may download NVivo on university-owned and personal computers. 

Download: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the NVivo software page for information and download instructions. 

Office 365 ProPlus

Office iconOffice Suite -  MSU employees and students may download the latest Office suite of products on university-owned and personally-owned computers at no cost.  Versions for both Windows and Mac computers are available.

Download:

Project & Visio 2019  -MSU employees may download Project 2019 and Visio 2019  on university-owned Windows computers at no cost. Visit the Windows Installation page (http://www.montana.edu/office365/windows-opp-instructions.html) for information and download instructions for Project and Visio.

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Please contact the UIT Service Desk for information on how to install.  

Read&Write Gold

MSU employees and students may download Read&Write Gold on university-owned and personal computers. 

Download: 

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit the Read&Write Gold page for information and download instructions. 

SAS

Students: SAS offers a FREE version of their software called SAS University Edition for Windows, Mac and Linux. Downloads and Installation guides can be found at this link: https://www.sas.com/en_us/software/university-edition/download-software.html. Please note, support for installation is provided from SAS directly. 

Employees: MSU holds a campus license for SAS that allows employees to purchase the software at a discounted price

This purchased version of the software can be installed on University Owned devices and can be installed and used at home on personal devices.

 SAS does not offer a MacOSX options for this version of SAS. 

To purchase please submit a ticket to the UIT Service Desk at helpdesk@montana.edu

 

SaS University Addition for FREE
SAS University Edition contains a subset of all the functionality in SAS Foundation and uses SAS Studio as the interface to SAS. Products such as SAS/GRAPH, SAS/IML Studio, and SAS/SECURE, along with many SAS Studio tasks, are not included. There are additional limitations due to the nature of the vApp environment.

https://www.sas.com/en_us/software/university-edition.html#for-professors-teachers

For more information about SAS University Addition click on this link: https://support.sas.com/software/products/university-edition/faq/limitations.htm

 

Training 

Watch SAS Tutorials on Yout Tube at this link: 
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVV6eZFA22QwrXd6nSDU18E6XgXSMOs87

 SPSS

Faculty will no longer renew SPSS through MSU, but directly at On The Hub each year, as applicable.

Please note that the Faculty pricing is available for those using SPSS for teaching and non-commercial academic research only. 

Faculty can purchase SPSS using your purchase card or department index number from On the Hub at this URL: https://montana.onthehub.com/

 

On the Hub - Index Purchasing Notes:

  • Payment by index will also include a 10% Admin Fee charge to cover the University Business Services 6% fee for transferring money between indexes , and 4% for UIT to manage and support the service and all associated licensing and delivery costs.
  • The "Extended Access Guarantee (24 months)" cannot be paid with an index.
  • If this is included in your order, you will not see the Index Payment option.
  • The seller may try and include this automatically. If so you can delete it from your cart, which will make the Index Pay option reappear.
  • Screenshots Below:

Faculty Unlimited Home Use 
We now have SPSS for Faculty available for unlimited home use only. 

  1. Go to https://www.montana.edu/software.
    Locate IBM - SPSS. 
  2. Click box next to I accept Software Terms of Use.
  3. Click the link for the applicable Operating System you are using.
  4. Please check System Requirments as this software takes up at least 1GB of space. System Requirments can be found here: https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/release-notes-ibm%C2%AE-spss%C2%AE-statistics-260
  5. Software Authorization Key will be found in the text file with the file downloads.
  6. Help with SPSS usability can be found here: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSLVMB_26.0.0/statistics_kc_ddita/spss/product_landing.html

Home Use Definition: Students and faculty may use the Program at home on computers that are owned or leased by the students or faculty (“Home Use”) for the purposes set forth below: 

User may only use the Program for teaching and non-commercial academic
research on computers owned or leased by user. Non-commercial academic research means research by degree seeking students and faculty members where (i) the results of such research are not intended primarily for the benefit of a third party; (ii) such results are made available to anyone without restriction on use, copying or further distribution; and (iii) any copy of any such result is furnished for no more than the cost of hosting, reproduction, and shipping. Any other use including but not limited to university administration and operations is strictly prohibited.

 

Students looking for SPSS, please go to this link: http://www.montana.edu/uit/students/new-students.html#SPSS


In addition, the license allows for unlimited use of SPSS in all Student Public Computing Labs across all MSU campuses in Bozeman, Billings, Great Falls and Northern. To request SPSS for a Student Public Computing Lab, please submit a ticket to the Service Desk at helpdesk@montana.edu.

STAFF

Please see below for your options on purchasing SPSS.

Please note, any purchase listed below will be an authorized user licenses, tied to 1 person,  and cannot be shared or used in a computer lab.

 

  • IBM SPSS Statistics Base Authorized User Initial Fixed Term License + SW Subscription and Support 12 Months
    • Cost
      • First Year $452.20
      • Yearly Renewal: Approx. $452.20 second yr $465
      • budget 3% increase each yr 
    • Standard Bundle(Includes Stats Base, Advanced, Regression and Custom tables)
      License Count: 1
    • Support: 12 Months initial term and 12 mo. with renewal
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Base Authorized User License+ SW Subscription and Support 12 Months
    • Cost
      • First Year $643.06
      • Bi-Yearly Renewal: Approx. $96 in perpetuity
      • This is a perpetual license S&S renewal in yr 2 based in qty 1 would be approx $96
    • License Count: 1
    • Standard Bundle(Includes Stats Base, Advanced, Regression and Custom tables)
      Support: 12 Months initial term and 12 mo. with renewal
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Standard Authorized User Initial Fixed Term License + SW Subscription and Support 12 Months
    • Cost
      • First year $735  second yr $757
      • Yearly Renewal: $735 in perpetuity
      • budget 3% increase each yr you should be good
    • License Count: 1
    • Support: 12 Months initial term and 12 mo. with renewal
  • IBM SPSS Statistics Standard Authorized User License+ SW Subscription and Support 12 Months
    • Cost
      • First Year $1,348.94
      • Bi-Yearly Renewal: Approx. $202 in perpetuity
      • This is a perpetual license S&S renewal in yr 2 based in qty 1 would be approx $202
    • License Count: 1
    • Support: 12 Months with  S&S renewal in yr 2

 

If you would like to order or renew SPSS please contact our IBM Sales Rep directly:

 

Jeffery (Jeff) DiMarco

Phone:1-919-884-3417

E-mail: jpdimarc@us.ibm.com

 


TechSmith

MSU holds a campus license for TechSmith Relay lecture capture that provides employees and students the software at no additional cost.

Download

image of a yellow arrow pointing right. Visit MSU's TechSmith Relay page for instructions on accessing your TechSmith account, downloading the recorder, and using TechSmith Relay.