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Software Available for Faculty and Staff

Software is available for purchase through Central Procurement or vendor (see notes for information) or Download. See section on "How to Obtain". Software obtained through Procurement require an OIT Ticket with fund/org and name of individual with purchase approval authorization. Purchases with University funds can only be installed on University-owned computers. Software pricing request do not need fund/org information.

Software installation is identified for Rice-owned or personally-owned (personal) computers as noted. 

OIT is not responsible for installation on personal computers. 

All information is subject to change.
 
Applications How to Obtain   Notes
Adobe Creative Cloud
OIT TicketFor installation on University-owned computer.
Open an OIT Help Desk ticket for an Adobe account to be provisioned. 

For more information:  Adobe Creative Cloud License Request

ArcGIS (ESRI)
OIT Ticket
Download
No purchase required. For installation on University-owned computer, 
Submit an OIT ticket if you need assistance with software installation. 
Or, you can Download the software.
 ArcGIS (ESRI)
(Personal)
 DownloadNo purchase required.
Installation available for personal computers. The download link provides instructions for installation.

AspenOne
(COVID-19)
 DownloadNo purchase required.
Installation available for personal computers.
The download link provides instructions for installation.

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
(or Microsoft Imagine Standard)

Effective: February 13, 2019
 DownloadWith Azure Dev Tools for Teaching, you’ll continue to enjoy the same tools you’ve been using as part of Imagine. Plus, you’ll be able to:

·Manage and access software through a centralized online location that eliminates the need to maintain a web store or an internal site.

·Provide your academic users with access to software and the Azure cloud platform through one online portal. Verified students can also get free access to Azure without a credit card, plus USD100 in credit.

·Give your academic users one-stop access to additional training and learning materials via Microsoft Learn.

ChemDraw Professional
(Windows or Mac)
OIT TicketNo purchase required Installation on University-owned computer.

ChemDraw Professional

Version 19.1
(Personal)
(Windows or Mac)


New!  No purchase necessary.

With the release of version 19.1, our desktop product line has moved to an online fulfillment and entitlement system. All site licenses for v19.1 and beyond will be administered through Flexnet Operations. Users will be asked to register as a member in this new system in addition to their existing user account on our website. The new system will provide access to download the software and activation codes.
 Cisco VPN VPN Download  Rice VPN (Virtual Private Network Software Agreement and Download)

For more information: VPN Help Articles
 Crashplan OIT Ticket 

Provide the following:
  • Full Name
  • NetID
  • Email
  • Fund/Org
  • Billing Contact
Purchase required.  (Current Rice faculty and staff only

New Annual Subscription licenses:
Cost: $82 per license | Prorated based on date of purchase.

For more information: Crashplan
EndNote for Business
(Windows or Mac)
OIT Ticket

Provide the following:
  • Full Name
  • NetID
  • Email
  • Fund/Org
  • Billing Contact
Purchase required.   


Faculty & Staff. To purchase for your Rice-owned, submit an  OIT ticket and provide information:  Full Name, NetID, Email, Fund/Org, Billing Contact


EndNote
(Windows or Mac)
PurchasePurchase required.  Purchase required for personal computer. The Purchase link points to the Rice On the Hub website.  

FileMaker Pro 17 Advanced
(Windows or Mac)

OIT Ticket

Purchase required.

New Annual subscription purchases:  Cost is $108 per license
Renewal and Current Users: Open an OIT Ticket for consultation.  Upgrading may result in the purchase of a new license.

FileMaker Tutorials
FileMaker: Overview
FileMaker: Essentials
FileMaker: Create
FileMaker: Integration


Gurobi
(Windows, Linux, Mac)

Download

No purchase required.
Register: Use your NetID@rice.edu account to register for this software.

For more information: Quick Start Guides

 JMP Windows: Download
 Mac: Download
No purchase required.
Installation available for personal computers.
The download link provides instructions for installation.
LabView
(Windows only)
OIT TicketNo purchase required.  Installation on University-owned computer. Installation on University-owned computer by OIT support representative.
LabView
(Personal)
Windows: Download
Mac: Download
No purchase required. See Activation information sheet when you click on the Download.
Maple

PurchasePurchase required.  Install on University-owned computer.

Pricing from Maplesoft, contact: Oonagh Evans
Phone:
800-267-6583, ext.522 | Email: oevans@maplesoft.com
Mathematica
(Network license for Windows, Mac, or Linux)
OIT TicketNo purchase required. Installation on University-owned computer for faculty, staff, or graduate student by OIT.

Workstation must have access to Rice network for license server.
Mathematica
(Personal)
(Windows, Mac, or Linux)
DownloadNo purchase required. Installation on personal computer.
 MATLAB (TAH)  PortalNo purchase required. 
Rice University has signed the MATLAB Total Academic Headcount (TAH) agreement with MathWorks to provide all current students, faculty, and staff with campus-wide access to MATLAB.

MATLAB Online
MATLAB Drive
MATLAB Mobile
MATLAB Grader
MATLAB Self-paced courses
Teaching with Matlab

MATLAB  (Current)
(Rice-owned Computer)
OIT Ticket

Rice-owned computers 

If the software is already installed on your computer (network or standalone), you have the opportunity to download new products or continue with the activation of current product under the MATLAB (TAH). If you choose to install new product, activation will be prompted at the end of running the installer. 

If you need assistance, please open a Help OIT Ticket.

Microsoft  |  Office 365
(Personal)

Office 365 Login
OIT Ticket
Go to Office Portal then login with NetID@rice.edu and NetID password

For more information: Getting Started with Office 365

Microsoft Office
(Rice-owned Computer) 
(Windows or Mac)
OIT TicketFor Rice-owned computers only.  Submit an OIT Ticket. 
Palisade DecisionTools
(Personal)
 DownloadNo purchase required.
Installation available for personal computers. The download link provides instructions for installation.

***Note: Jones Graduate School of Business must submit a request to jgshelp@rice.edu to obtain software.***
Parallels
(Business)
OIT TicketPurchase required. 

Pricing from Softchoice: Maureen Eggeman, Account Manager 
Email:  maureen.eggeman@softchoice.com | Phone: 312-260-9876

Parallels
(Personal)
Purchase Purchase required.

Parallels can be purchased from Rice On the Hub by current Rice faculty, staff, graduate student, and undergraduate student.
Putty
(Windows only)
DownloadDownload Putty for Windows
SAS

Download

No purchase required. Click on the download link and use your @rice.edu account or register to access the software. Access to free e-learning and teaching materials are accessible as well when you register. See SAS Academic Hub for more information.

Scientific Workplace OIT TicketNo purchase required. Installation on University-owned computer for faculty, staff, or graduate student by OIT support representative.
SolidWorks OIT Ticket

Purchase required.   

Pricing from GoEngineer, David Schaller

Phone: 877-395-2100 | Email: dschaller@goengineer.com

SolidWorks 2020-2021
Student Premium Edition
        OIT Ticket       
 Download

Restricted Use. Not intended for research purposes.
Rice students and educators can participate in the SolidWorks Student License Program. 
  • Rice NetID and Password required.
  • Open an OIT ticket first to receive licensing information. Do not start download without licensing information.
SPSS Mac: Download

Windows: Download
  • Network License. (Instructional Use) Installation on University-owned computer for faculty and graduate student teaching a course requiring this application.  
  • VPN connection required for off-campus use of application.
  • Select Download. If you need help, create a OIT ticket.
Stata See purchase informationPurchase required.
Vray plug-in for Rhino Version 5/64-bit
Download

No purchase required.
WolframAlpha Pro
(Personal)
DownloadNo purchase required. Installation on personal computer.
Zoom Video CommunicationDownloadNo purchase required. 

Getting started with Zoom
Zoom for Rice Students
Using Zoom in Canvas
Zoom Video Communication (China) Download Only use this download if you are in China

* Rice On the Hub 
As an academic organization, we qualify for the software discounts offered on this WebStore. You will be required to register an account on this site with your Rice email address.

If you do not see items to purchase, you must reset your eligibility


Don't see an application you need?   
Open an OIT Ticket to request a quote from Central Procurement.

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Keywords:Software University Owned Rice personal purchase buy free   Doc ID:68559
Owner:Diane Y.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-11-09 16:35 CDTUpdated:2021-07-22 13:46 CDT
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