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.
MSU has a limited number of licenses available to MSU employees only for Acrobat DC Pro and Adobe Creative Cloud.
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.
DocuSign is an electronic signature (e-signature) platform for sending, signing, and
managing documents securely in the cloud.
Visit the DocuSign software page
EndNote is reference management software with features to—
- Keep all your references and reference-related materials in a searchable personal library.
Synchronize your references between up to three of your personal computers, an online library, and your iPad or iPhone through EndNote Sync. (You must be the owner and user of all three computers.)
Set up a library sharing team and effortlessly collaborate with up to 100 co-authors and colleagues.
Cite your references in word processing documents to create formatted citations and bibliographies or independent reference lists.
The JDK includes tools useful for developing and testing programs written in the Java programming language and running on the Java platform.
MSU employees and students may download Mathematica on university-owned and personal computers.
Visit the Mathematica software page for information and download instructions.
MSU has a campus-wide license for MATLAB, a technical computing language software program.
The license enables students, faculty and staff to download the software directly from the MathWorks site at no additional cost, for use on or off campus. Free access to the MATLAB Academy Online Training Suite (see details below) is also part of the license.
Visit the MATLAB software page for information and download instructions.
Minitab is supported by the Norm Asbjornson College of Engineering IT department.
Faculty & staff can visit the NACOE Faculty and Staff IT Resources page for support.
Students can visit the NACOE Software for Student Install on Personal Computer webpage for support.
MSU employees and students may download NVivo on university-owned and personal computers.
Visit the NVivo software page for information and download instructions.
Always up-to-date desktop and mobile versions of Office apps: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote (plus Access and Publisher for PC only).
Web versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
File storage and sharing with 1 TB of OneDrive cloud storage.
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.
Please contact the UIT Service Desk for information on how to install.
MSU employees and students may download Read&Write Gold on university-owned and personal computers.
Visit the Read&Write Gold page for information and download instructions.
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: SAS OnDemand for Academics | SAS
**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.
IBM® SPSS® Statistics is a powerful statistical software platform. It delivers a robust set of features that lets your organization extract actionable insights from its data.
Statistical software for data science
More information on remote labs can be found at this URL:
Stata (the vendor) has advised that:
"We will not be providing free temporary licenses beyond the summer semester."
If you need access to Stata, you can access it through UIT Remote Labs using the General Application Suite.
Faculty/Staff that need Stata can purchase this through UIT accounting. Submit a ticket to [email protected]
Communicate clearly with easy to learn tools for screen capturing, video tutorials
and content creation.
Academic Technology and Outreach supports the following applications for all students, faculty and staff.
Snagit: Screenshots and screen video capture to create visual instructions and guides. Mark up and annotate your captures for clear communications and learning. Learn more from the TechSmith Snagit site.
Camtasia: Screen recorder and video editor. Record anything on your computer screen. Drag and drop text and callouts, add transitions, and do so much more with the built-in video editor — then, share! Learn more from the TechSmith Camtasia site.
Knowmia(formerly Relay) lecture capture has been replaced by Panopto. Please visit the ATO Panopto page for more info.