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Campus Software License Agreements

Adobe Software

On-Campus Licensing

We have a campus-wide site license for the Adobe CS6 Master Collection. To have the Adobe software installed on your CCSU-owned Windows computer, please contact the IT Help Desk at 860-832-1720. To install the Adobe software on your CCSU-owned Mac computer, click here.

Home Use Licensing

Our Adobe site license allows actively-employed CCSU faculty and staff the use of Adobe software on your personally-owned computer. For more information, click here.

Adobe Acrobat

Adobe Acrobat Professional is available via the Remote Application Server .  

Under the "Adobe Applications" folder, choose Adobe Acrobat Professional.  Version 8 is available to EVERYONE via the Remote Application Server. 

In addition, you can make a PDF file from any Microsoft Application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).  Open your document, click on the Office button, then Save As and select PDF.  

McAfee VirusScan Enterprise + Anti-Spyware Module

It is very important to have virus protection software on your computer and to update it regularly.  We have a site license for the McAfee VirusScan Enterprise + Anti-Spyware software.  This software is pre-installed on all campus computers.  Faculty, staff, and students are allowed on copy of McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for home use.  To download McAfee VirusScan Enterprise on your home computer, click here .  

Microsoft Campus Agreement 

We have site licenses for many Microsoft products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, FrontPage, Project, Visio, Visual Studio.Net, and the Windows operating system. 

Microsoft Office for Windows and Mac is available for a discounted price for faculty and staff to download for home use through the Microsoft Home Use Program. To purchase the software, visit and enter your University e-mail address and the University's program code. If you do not have the program code, e-mail the IT Help Desk at and request that it be e-mailed to you.  

Microsoft Expression Web software is available on installation discs (DVD-ROM) per the Microsoft Campus Agreement for your home or portable computer, for work-related purposes. Please stop by the IT Front Office located in Henry Barnard room 019. You must present your Blue Chip ID card and sign a usage agreement.

SAS, SPSS, MiniTab, and Maple Licensing

SPSS, Minitab and Maple are available on or off campus via the Remote Application Server.  Some of these programs are available for faculty/staff home use on the IT Downloads page.