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Software Availabililty

 

What software is available for students?

Microsoft Office

Full time undergraduate 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 download the latest version of Microsoft Windows for free. The software can be downloaded from http://providence.onthehub.com. Be sure to register for the site with your Providence College email address.

Other Software

Other software is available at a discount. Please visit http://providence.onthehub.com for more information. Please be aware that, while that site is branded and managed by the College, the software itself is not provided or necessarily supported by the College.

What software is available for faculty and staff?

The following is a list of frequently-requested 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 10 are available for college-owned computers. For personally-owned computers, Windows 10 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 2016 is available for college-owned and personal computers. For personally-owned computers, the software can be downloaded from http://portal.office.com at no cost. Contact the Helpdesk if you wish to have it installed on a college-owned computer.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Includes Acrobat Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash Builder, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, etc.

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, you can download the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application. When you install the application, you will need to sign in using an Enterprise account. You can use your Providence College network credentials to access the software. The various Adobe applications can be installed through the Creative Cloud Application.

MATLAB

Available for on-campus use only. Contact the Help Desk to have it installed.

Standard & Poor’s Research Insight

Available for on-campus use only. Contact the Help Desk to have it installed.

SAS Statistical Software

Available for college-owned and personal computers.  If you would like it for your office computer, please contact the Helpdesk.  If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, you may check out installation media from the Library Circulation Desk.

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.

STATA

Available for college-owned computer. Contact the Help Desk to have it installed.

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

Email the Help Desk at helpdesk@providence.edu for availability and pricing.

Software for macOS

macOS 10.13 High Sierra

This is available to everyone with a school-owned Mac. Your computer will need to be re-imaged in order to upgrade you to High Sierra. You can request High Sierra 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 High Sierra for you. Microsoft Office 2016 will be installed by .

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.

iLife (iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote)

These apps are now freely available from the Mac App Store.

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 OneNote.

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 later, please request a macOS upgrade. For personal installations, the software can be downloaded from http://portal.office.com at no cost.

Parallels

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

Adobe Creative Cloud

Includes Acrobat Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash Builder, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, etc.

Available for college-owned and personal Macs. If you would like it for your office computer, it can be installed via Self Service. Install the Creative Cloud Application for Named Users, which will allow you to install the various Adobe applications. If you would like it for your personally-owned computer, you can download the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop Application. When you install the application, you will need to sign in using an Enterprise account. You can use your Providence College network credentials to access the software. The various Adobe applications can be installed through the Creative Cloud Application.

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 Statistical Software

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 circulation desk at Phillips Memorial Library.

Other

Email the Help Desk at helpdesk@providence.edu for availability and pricing.