Instructors - what software do you require your students to use?

By: Diana Voss
Last Updated: June 11, 2019

The Division of Information Technology maintains/manages software that is installed on all public computer labs on campus (SINC Sites) and the Virtual SINC Site.

If you teach in a computer classroom managed by DoIT or require that your students use a specific software package please know that the standard software that will be available on all  machines are:

  • 7-Zip
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader DC
  • Adobe Acrobat X Pro
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Mac labs)
  • ArcGIS for Desktop
  • AutoCAD
  • COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Eclipse
  • Endnote
  • FileZilla Client
  • Geometer Sketchpad
  • IBM SPSS Amos
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • Java SE Development Kit 8
  • Maple
  • MATLAB
  • Microsoft Office 
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Minitab
  • R for Windows
  • RStudio
  • SSH Secure Shell
  • Statistix
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • VLC media player
  • Wolfram Mathematica
  • X-Win32 2014

If you require your students to use any other software, please submit a request online at:  http://go.stonybrook.edu/softwarerequest as soon as possible.  You must submit a new request each year.  If you have questions, please contact our service desk at: 631.632.9800

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