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Software

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides a wide variety of software to faculty and staff for their UHCL Windows or Macintosh computers. Full support is offered for most Microsoft applications and all internet browsers. Training can be requested if time and personnel are available. Limited support is offered for most specialty software.  

Microsoft applications, browsers, and McAfee VirusScan are installed free of charge. Some specialty software are under contract and others must be purchased by the requestor’s department. 

Software Title Supported Platforms Availability
Adobe Creative Suite* Mac Win Available on request. May be a charge to the department. Contact the Support Center.
Camtasia* Mac Win Available on request. May be a charge to the department. Contact the Support Center.
Echo360 Universal Capture Mac Win Universal Capture (Classroom) is installed on all UHCL classroom workstations. Universal Capture (Personal) may be downloaded from Echo360 by faculty, staff, and students for installation or their UHCL and personal computers. Contact the Support Center to download to campus computers.
Google Chrome Mac Win Available on all employee campus computers.
Mathematica* Mac Win

Available for faculty to download for personal use through our agreement with UH. Contact the Support Center to download to campus computers.
Resources:

  1. Fast Introduction: http://url.wolfram.com/8qNfJrpO/
  2. Online Documentation: http://url.wolfram.com/7cZrczgI/
  3. Book: http://url.wolfram.com/6Qlv1BVG/
Maya* Win Faculty and staff can contact Support Center. May be a charge to the department.
McAfee VirusScan Mac Win Available on all employee campus computers.
Microsoft Edge Mac Win Available on all campus computers. Available via download from Microsoft to all users for their personal devices.
Microsoft Office 365 Mac Win Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access*, and OneNote.  Available on all employee campus computers. Available for home or personal use via the Academic Software Center.
Microsoft Windows Win Available on all employee campus computers. 
Mozilla Firefox Mac Win Available on all employee campus computers.
Qualtrics Mac Win

Please enter your campus username not your email address (Example: SmithC or SmithC1234)

Contact the Support Center at 281-283-2828 or supportcenter@uhcl.edu for help with your UHCL login credentials.

Contact Qualtrics Support directly for assistance with Qualtrics or to report a problem.  Select “Sign in with SSO” Type UHCL for the “Company’s Organization ID” and sign in with your campus credentials. 

Respondus Exam 4.0 Mac Win This is NOT the software for Respondus LockDown Browser. This is the software used by faculty to convert Word documents and similar files of test questions into Blackboard-ready format and then upload those questions into Blackboard courses.
Respondus LockDown Browser Mac Win Available to all students from OIT’s Online Proctoring Resources web page.
Safari Mac  Available on all employee campus Macintosh computers. 
SAS* Win Available on request. May be a charge to the department. Contact the Support Center.
SPSS* Mac Win Available on request. May be a charge to the department. Contact the Support Center. Available for home or personal use via the Academic Software Center.
Zoom Mac Win A fully licensed version of Zoom’s meeting application is available to all faculty, students, and staff from UHCL’s Zoom access page. Faculty and staff needing to conduct Zoom webinars or needing HIPAA-secured accounts should contact the Support Center for assistance.

*OIT provides limited or no after-installation support.

You can purchase software for home use from our eSoftware page.

OIT maintains a separate labs and classroom software list.