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Software Availabililty

 

How do I install software if I don't have a CD/DVD drive?

Visit the Helpdesk in Accinno 115 and we can assist with an external drive.

What software is available for students?

Microsoft Office
Full time undgraduate students can download the latest version of Office using their email account at http://portal.office.com.

SCE and graduate students can purchase the latest version of Office for $25. The software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address.

Microsoft Windows
All students can buy the latest version of Microsoft Windows for $25. The software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address.

What software is available for faculty and staff?

The following is a list of the software we have available for faculty and staff. If you are interested in having it installed, please contact the Helpdesk at x4357 or by email at helpdesk@providence.edu.

 

Software for Windows


Microsoft Windows

Windows 7 and Windows 8, 32-bit and 64-bit for both versions, are available to college-owned and personal machines. For college-owned machines, we recommend staying on the standard version as the rest of the campus; as of this writing, that is Windows 7. On-campus upgrades to different versions will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

For personal installations, the software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com at no cost. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address.

Microsoft Office
Office 2010 and 2013 are available for college-owned and personal computers. For personal installations, the software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com at no cost. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address. Contact the Helpdesk if you wish to have it installed on a college-owned computer.

Adobe CS6 Master Collection
Includes Photoshop Extended, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash Professional, Flash Builder 4.6 Premium Edition, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Premier Pro, After Effects, Adobe Audition, SpeedGrade, Prelude, Encore, Bridge, and Media Encoder.

Available for college-owned and personal computers. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Adobe Acrobat X Pro
Available for college-owned and personal computers. If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Help Desk. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115.

Standard & Poor's Research Insight
Available for on-campus use only. Contact the Helpdesk to have it installed.

SAS Statistical Software
We have limited copies available for college-owned computers.

SPSS Statistical Software
Available for college-owned and personal computers. Computers connected to the campus network will be configured with a network-licensed version, and reauthorization will not be required. If installed on a laptop or home computer, the software will need an authorization code entered once per year; new codes are available in August when we renew our license. You may check disks out from the Library circulation desk to install on personal computers.

Wolfram Mathematica
For on-campus use, we have 30 concurrent-use licenses. If you would like it installed on your desktop computer, please contact the Helpdesk.

For laptops or home users, faculty and staff with a "providence.edu" email address must fill out a request for a home use license.

Home Use Request Form

Microsoft Visual Studio
Available for college-owned and personal computers.

ACL Auditing Software
Available for college-owned computers.

Sibelius

We have 30 concurrent use licenses. It can be used on any on-campus computer.

Other
Ed Morin for pricing.

 

Software for MacOS


OS X 10.11 El Capitan

This is available to everyone with a school-owned Intel Mac. Your computer will need to be re-imaged in order to upgrade you to El Capitan. You can request El Capitan by filling out the form located at http://prov.ly/PC-OSX. Please specify what software you’d like us to install when we setup El Capitan for you. Microsoft Office 2016 will be installed by default. 

Please be aware that if you currently use Parallels or VMWare Fusion, there may be special considerations for the upgrade, so please let us know if that is the case.

iMovie
Available to everyone with a school-owned Mac running Snow Leopard or later. The latest version requires OS X Yosemite or later. If you already have Yosemite or El Capitan you can install the latest apps with Self Service. If you do not currently have Yosemite or El Capitan, please request El Capitan.

GarageBand
Available to everyone with a school-owned Mac running Snow Leopard or later. The latest version requires OS X Yosemite or later. If you already have Yosemite or El Capitan you can install the latest apps with Self Service. If you do not currently have Yosemite or El Capitan, please request El Capitan.

iWork: Pages, Numbers, Keynote
Available to everyone with a school-owned Mac via Self Service. The latest version requires OS X Yosemite or later. If you already have Yosemite or El Capitan you can install the latest apps with Self Service. If you do not currently have Yosemite or El Capitan, please request El Capitan.

Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor
We have limited copies of this available for school-owned Macs. Please contact the Helpdesk to request them.

Microsoft Office
Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Communicator.

Available for college-owned and personal Macs running Yosemite or later. If you would like it for your office computer, you can install the latest apps with Self Service. If you do not currently have Yosemite or El Capitan, please request El Capitan For personal installations, the software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com at no cost. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address.

Parallels
We have limited copies available for school-owned Intel Macs. Please contact the Helpdesk to request it.

Adobe Creative Cloud 2015
Includes Acrobat DC, After Effects CC 2015, Audition CC 2015, Bridge CC, Character Animator (Preview), Dreamweaver CC 2015, Edge Animate CC 2015, Edge Code CC, Edge Reflow CC, ExtendScript Toolkit CC, Extension Manager CC, Extension Manager CS6, Fireworks CS6, Flash Builder 4.7, Animate CC 2015, Gaming SDK 1.4, Illustrator CC 2015, InCopy CC 2015, InDesign CC 2015, Lightroom, Media Encoder CC 2015, Muse CC 2015, Photoshop CC 2015, Prelude CC 2015, Premiere Pro CC 2015, Scout CC, and SpeedGrade CC 2015.

Available for college-owned and personal Macs. If you would like it for your office computer, it can be installed via Self Service. Most of the individual apps are also available via Self Service if you don’t need the entire suite. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, please visit the Help Desk in Accinno room 115. 

Sibelius

We have 30 concurrent-use licenses. It can be installed on any college-owned computer via Self Service. If it is installed on a laptop, it will only work on campus.

Wolfram Mathematica
For on-campus use, we have 30 concurrent-use licenses. It can be installed on any college-owned computer via Self Service.

For laptops or home users, faculty and staff with a "providence.edu" email address must fill out a request for a home use license.

Home Use Request Form


SPSS 23
Available for college-owned and personal Macs. For college-owned Macs, it can be installed via Self Service. For personally-owned computers, it can be checked out from the Library circulation desk.

Other
Other software requires individual licenses. Please contact Ed Morin for pricing.

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