Software

Colgate offers several software options for faculty, students, and staff at Colgate, whether in public labs or for free download and install on your device.

Available Software 

Remote Access to Computer Lab Software

AWS Appstream 2.0 is the recommended method for access to Colgate licensed windows software such as Matlab, R, Maple, Stata, SPSS, ArcGIS, and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite. Appstream can also be used as a virtual Desktop, with all of the same look and functionality of a computer lab desktop.

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Academic & Productivity Software 

Description: Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX, and more. Now you can take your ideas to new places with Photoshop on the iPad, draw and paint with Adobe Fresco, and design for 3D and AR.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and full-time staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: Start here to claim a license and follow the instructions for installation.

Description: Install Microsoft Office pro apps on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device, or go online for cloud versions of the Microsoft Office suite to create, share, and collaborate. 

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: To install on a desktop or laptop, begin here. For mobile devices, download individual apps from the App or Play store and log into each app with your Colgate credentials.

Description: MATLAB is a programming platform designed specifically for engineers and scientists. The heart of MATLAB is the MATLAB language, a matrix-based language allowing the most natural expression of computational mathematics.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: Visit MATLAB online to create an account. Then obtain the license code and quick start guides by visiting this page.

Description: Mathematica is a development platform fully integrating computation into complete workflows, moving you seamlessly from initial ideas to deployed individual or enterprise solutions.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: View our Mathematica guide page  for installation instructions.

Description: SPSS Statistics is a software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis.

Availability: Available to students and employees.

How to Install: Begin by downloading and installing the Mac or Windows package onto your computer. You will need this authorization code. 

Description: Stata is a complete, integrated software package that provides all your data science needs—data manipulation, visualization, statistics, and reproducible reporting.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: Start here to obtain the license code, and complete instructions. Finish up by downloading and installing the Mac or Windows or Linux package onto your computer.

Description: Overleaf online collaborative scientific writing and publishing tool

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Use: Sign in at www.overleaf.com/edu/colgate

Note: If you had a personally purchased subscription to overleaf, contact their support to cancel your subscription and begin using the Colgate account. Linking your account to Colgate's licensed account will not de-activate any previous subscriptions.

Description: Endnote is the world’s essential reference management tool, helps you save time, stay organized, collaborate with colleagues, and ultimately, get published.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: Download and install the *Mac or **Windows package onto your computer.

*Also available in Self Service for Colgate-managed Macs.

**Windows installations will require this product key

Description: Zoom is an audio / video conferencing application where many individuals can join the same meeting and share audio alone or audio and video. Zoom is a powerful platform that allows you to even use your phone to call into a conference when others are using computers.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Use: To begin, visit colgate.zoom.us

  • Click Join to join a meeting a host has invited you to. You will need a Meeting ID or Personal Link Name to join.
  • Click Host to launch Zoom and invite others to your meeting.
  • Click Sign In to schedule meetings, review any upcoming or past meetings, and to personalize your account.

 

For more information, visit our Video Conferencing Page.

Library Software

Description: Flipster is a digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: No installation is needed if using a desktop web browser. To use on a mobile device, you can download the app. See complete instructions and details on installing the app our Flipster page. For direct access to Flipster, start here.

Description: Zotero is a free, easy-to-use tool to help you collect, organize, cite, and share research. Zotero automatically senses research on the web and organizes your research and helps you cite instantly by creating references and bibliographies inside Word, LibreOffice, and Google Docs.

Availability: Available to students, faculty, and staff with an active Colgate network account.

How to Install: Visit the library's Zotero page to review their installation guide and support information.

Available Software in Public Computer Labs

Our public computer labs offer software for productivity and creative manipulation. See our public labs page for a complete list of software.

Ask for Help

If you are unable to find the information you need in the documentation available online, the ITS Service Desk is available to assist.