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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.
 
Information
Applications How to Obtain   Notes

Absolute Home & Office Standard

Features: Locate/Lock/Delete/Recover


Purchase

* Rice-owned Device

Purchase required.

Faculty and Staff may purchase standard or premium for personal devices only. https://homeoffice.absolute.com

* For Rice-owned devices, contact OIT.

Absolute Home & Office Standard
Features: Locate/Lock/Delete/Recover
Costs: $15.99/year (60% Off MSRP of $39.99)

For more information, visit the vendor website:  Absolute

Absolute Home & Office Premium

Features: Locate/Lock/Delete/Recover/Service Guarantee


Purchase

* Rice-owned Device

Purchase required.

Faculty and Staff may purchase standard or premium for personal devices only https://homeoffice.absolute.com 

* For Rice-owned devices, contact OIT.

Absolute Home & Office Premium
Features: Locate/Lock/Delete/Recover/Service Guarantee
Costs: $23.99/year (60% Off MSRP of $59.99)

For more information, visit the vendor website:  Absolute

Adobe Creative Cloud
OIT Ticket For installation on a 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 Pro (ESRI)

(For Rice-owned or Personal Computers)

Download

OIT Ticket
No purchase is required
For installation on a Rice-owned computer, download the software and instructions at the link provided.
Submit an OIT ticket if you need assistance with software installation on a Rice-owned computer. 
For installation on a personally-owned computer, download the software and instructions at the link provided.
AspenOne
(COVID-19)
Download No purchase is required.
Installation is available for personal computers.
The download link provides instructions for installation.

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching
(or Microsoft Imagine Standard)

Effective: February 13, 2019
 Download With 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 the 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 Ticket No purchase is required Installation on University-owned computer.

ChemDraw Professional

Version 19.1
(Personal)
(Windows or Mac)

New!  No purchase is 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 the 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 the information:  Full Name, NetID, Email, Fund/Org, Billing Contact

EndNote
(Windows or Mac)
Purchase Purchase 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 is required.
Register: Use your NetID@rice.edu account to register for this software.

For more information: Quick Start Guides

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

Purchase Purchase required.  Install on a 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 Ticket No purchase is required. Installation on University-owned computers for faculty, staff, or graduate student by OIT.

The workstation must have access to the Rice network for the license server.
Mathematica
(Personal)
(Windows, Mac, or Linux)
Download No purchase is required. Installation on a personal computer.
 MATLAB (TAH)  Portal No purchase is 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 and install it on personal computers. You must create a MathWorks account with your @rice.edu email account.

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 the current product under MATLAB (TAH). If you choose to install a 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 Ticket For Rice-owned computers only.  Submit an OIT Ticket. 
Overleaf (LaTeX)  

See Fondren Library's page:

https://libguides.rice.edu/overleaf


Palisade DecisionTools
(Personal)

 OIT Ticket Installation is available for personal computers.

***Note: Jones Graduate School of Business must submit a request to jgshelp@rice.edu to obtain software.***

Parallels
(Business)
OIT Ticket Purchase 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)
Download Download Putty for Windows
SAS

Download

No purchase is 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.

SolidWorks OIT Ticket

Purchase required.   

Pricing from GoEngineer, David Schaller

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

SolidWorks 2024
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 are required.
  • Open an OIT ticket first to receive licensing information. Do not start downloading without licensing information.
  • Check your system requirements:  
https://www.solidworks.com/support/system-requirements
Stata See purchase information Purchase required.
Vray plug-in for Rhino  Version 5/64-bit
Download

No purchase is required.
WolframAlpha Pro
(Personal)
Download No purchase is required. Installation on a personal computer.
Zoom Video Communication Download No purchase is 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 website. 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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