OIT provides access to the following applications:

If you would like to purchase software for your personal computer, please click here to take advantage of academically discounted offers.

Software Title Description Availability
Microsoft OfficeIncludes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OutlookStaff/Faculty computers and computer labs
Adobe CS5Includes Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, SoundboothComputer labs: on specific computers only
Adobe Acrobat ProFor editing and creating PDFs; please contact helpdesk@cgu.edu about purchasing it for staff/faculty computersStaff/Faculty computers and computer labs (on specific computers only)
Director's DeskCommunication and information management system for boards and committeesRestricted access to faculty and staff
IBM SPSSStatistics analysis software; includes the Missing Values module and AMOSOffice computers and computer labs
If you need SPSS for home use or for a laptop, please email helpdesk@cgu.edu with your request.Faculty/staff
home use and laptops
SPSS is now free to currently active CGU students. If you need SPSS installed on your personal laptop, please email helpdesk@cgu.edu with your request. .Students
MATLABA high-level programming language and interactive environment for technical computing, and includes functions for algorithm development, data analysis, numeric computation, and visualization.Office computers and computer labs
Faculty can install MATLAB on their personal computer by following these instructions. A CGU email address is required to complete the steps.Faculty/staff
home use and laptops
Students can install MATLAB on their personal computer by following these instructions. A CGU email address is required to complete the steps.Student home use
Everyone who has created a Mathworks account associated with CGU's Matlab license, using the steps above, can also use Matlab online, via a web page. You can access Matlab onlineOnline use via web page
SASStatistics analysis softwareOffice computers and computer labs
SAS is available to students for free. Please click here for more information, including links to tutorials.Students
STATAStatistics analysis softwareNetworked office computers and computer labs
Students can purchase STATA at a discounted price by visiting the STATA online ordering web page.Students
QualtricsAn online service that allows users to easily collect, analyze, and act on large amounts of unstructured data with little or no programming. One can easily create surveys, have people take the surveys, and then analyze the resultsVia the portal at mycampus.cgu.edu
CanvasCGU's learning management system; every course has a Canvas course site automatically created for it; allows for the sharing of resources, collaboration, discussions, etcVia the web; please contact helpdesk@cgu.edu for access
TurnItIn Check documents for plagiarismVia the web; instructors: please contact helpdesk@cgu.edu for access
Students: please send an email to helpdesk@cgu.edu, requesting access to the Turnitin class called Paper Check to self check your paper
VTCOnline video tutorials for many different software, including Microsoft and Adobe products: www.vtc.comVia the web; please contact helpdesk@cgu.edu for access
Adobe Acrobat ReaderUsed to view PDF files; download the software hereVia the web
Apple QuickTime PlayerUsed to view QuickTime movies; download the software hereVia the web
VLC Media PlayerMultimedia player; download the softwre hereVia the web
DiigoStore bookmarks, notes and images; access them from anywhere with an internet connection; www.diigo.comCloud based software
DropBoxStore files to Dropbox and access them from anywhere with an internet connection; www.dropbox.comCloud based software
EvernoteStore and organize notes, images, screen shots, web page clippings, etc.; access them from anywhere with an internet connection; www.evernote.comCloud based software
AudacitySound recorder and editorOpen source software
GIMPImage editor, similar to Adobe Photoshop; www.gimp.orgOpen source software
G*PowerPerforms high-precision statistical power analyses for the most common statistical tests in behavioral researchOpen source software
InfraRecorderSoftware for making CDs & DVDs; infrarecorder.orgOpen source software
RA language and an environment for statistical computing and graphics; www.r-project.orgOpen source software

 

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