Information regarding software available to students, staff, and faculty.

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Microsoft related software applications including the Windows Operating System (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, and Mobile), the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, ​Outlook, Publisher (PC only), and Access (PC only).

Artistic / Creative

Software specifically for artistic and creative use, such as Adobe, AutoCAD, and ChemDraw.

PaperCut Print Management

PaperCut is a printing resource management tool used in many UM campus departments and computer labs.


Box is a cloud-based storage and collaboration tool from UM provides the enterprise version of Box available exclusively to higher education institutions.

Software Licensing

Central IT provides software licensing and acquisition information for many software applications to students, faculty and staff. By managing software licensing and acquisition, and negotiating license agreements, IT enables campus departments and individuals to benefit from reduced costs to help software dollars go further.


University of Montana has a relationship with Apple allowing for free or reduced pricing on software and hardware.

Desktop / Web Publishing

Desktop publishing is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a device for print and for web. Web publishing or online publkishing is the process of publishing original content to the internet.

GIS & Reference

A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present spatial or geographic data.

Math & Statistical Analysis

This category includes software that analyzes data, provides tools for specialized and enterprise analytical needs.

Articles (4)

What are the new features being offered by Qualtrics?

Qualtrics is a highly robust survey platform used by universities and business for data acquisition. With UM’s renewal, many features are now available previously withheld by the previous agreement.

How do I use Zoom video conferencing?

We have a Zoom site licensing agreement, and use Zoom for our video and web conferencing needs! We selected Zoom for their ease of use, video & audio quality, not to mention their ability for cross-platform and mobile support. Zoom is currently available to all UM employees. Student may be able to use Zoom upon request, see details in the article.

Griz Card eAccounts FAQ

Description of eAccounts, frequently asked questions, and deposit troubleshooting steps.

Software Asset Management Roundtables

Monthly software meetings are held during Fall and Spring semesters. This opportunity is available to all who are interested in software procurement and/or distribution.