Common Software Information

Teaching and Learning Software Guidelines

Information on available Software

Click the link for more details on the following:

  • AppsAnywhere software access
    • Available on public lab computers and smart classroom instructor stations, AppsAnywhere provides access to a host of software programs.
  • ArcGIS Geographical software
    • Faculty and staff can request installation of ArcGIS software and connect to the U of R license server.
    • Students can access the U of R online ArcGIS maps site with their University of Regina login.
  • Microsoft and Adobe products
    • Faculty and staff can purchase site licenses through Supply Management Services.
    • Students can access Microsoft Office365 online for free, or purchase MS Office from Microsoft.
  • NVivo data analysis software
    • Faculty and staff can request installation of NVivo software.
    • Students can access NVivo on campus through AppsAnywhere in public labs.
    • Off-campus users can connect to an on-campus lab computer by remote access use AppsAnywhere.
  • Qualtrics survey tool
    • Faculty, staff, and students can access Qualtrics with their uregina username and password.
  • SolidEdge
    • Engineering students have access to SolidEdge windows software. To install on a Macbook students must first install parallels.
  • SPSS Statistical Software
    • Faculty and staff can request installation of SPSS and access through the U of R internal servers.
    • Students can access SPSS on campus through AppsAnywhere in public labs.
    • Off-campus users can connect to an on-campus lab computer by remote access to use AppsAnywhere.
    • Anyone, including Students, can access a 14-day Trial Trial SPSS Statistics Subscription online with IBM.
  • Turnitin plagiarism detection service
    • Access to Turnitin is available to instructors through UR Courses.
    • Instructors can also request a Turnitin account to facililtate student submissions directly in Turnitin.

Other Applications and Systems

For information on other applications and systems used by faculty and staff, visit the IS URSource site (employee login required).

Downloads

Some software is available for faculty, staff, and students to download and install on a laptop or home system.

You can go to the Downloads page to access available software for Windows and Mac Operating Systems.

Available downloads include:
  • VPN
  • Groupwise email/calendar.
  • Sophos Antivirus.
  • Webdrive network folder access for Windows.
  • Kanaka network folder access for macOS.
  • Papercut and iPrint for setting up printing to print optimization devices on campus.
Note: Not all software downloads are available to students.