Ithaca College faculty and staff are eligible for a number of discounts for institutional and personal use software titles.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe's Creative Cloud applications are available to staff and faculty for use on college-owned computers, free of charge. See our Adobe Creative Cloud support page for more details.
All college-owned computers come with anti-virus pre-installed. Apple computers use McAfee anti-virus. Windows computers use Microsoft Security Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) as their standard anti-virus.
IBM SPSS Statistics
ITS has a network license for academic departments for IBM SPSS Statistics. License subscriptions are purchased annually from ITS, lasting from June 1st through May 30th. These subscriptions expire unless renewed every fiscal year. See our SPSS Statistics information section for more details. This option is only available for academic departments per the licensing agreement with IBM. For optimal performance, ITS recommends being on campus when using the SPSS network license.
Adobe Creative Cloud
Through our campus agreement with Adobe, staff and faculty also have access to discounted subscriptions of Adobe's Creative Cloud for use on their personal computer. Visit our OnTheHub website to purchase a subscription.
Individuals should buy or download free software for personal computers. ITS recommends the following free anti-virus software:
- Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows computers. Computers with Windows 8 and higher already have this anti-virus installed under the program name "Defender".
- Avast! for Macs
Office 365 for Staff and Faculty
The latest Microsoft Office applications are available to staff and faculty for use on their personal computers, tablets, and phones for free through our Microsoft License Agreement.
Microsoft Home Use Program
The Microsoft Home Use Program allows faculty and staff to purchase Microsoft Office at a discount for use on personal computers while employed by the college.
The IC Bookstore has partnered with TechnologyEStore.com to provide exceptional discounts for faculty and staff on software from Microsoft, Corel and others.