Software for Students

Colgate offers several software options for students at Colgate, whether in public labs or for free download and install on your personally-owned equipment.

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.

Available Software for Installation at No Charge

 

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:  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:  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:  Contact the ITS Service Desk.

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.

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.

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.