AU Software

Software for Departments

AU Software, a division of the Office of Information Technology (OIT), establishes and maintains site and volume license agreements for the benefit of the Auburn University community.  These license agreements may include commonly used software programs and applications that are required in support of the vision and mission of Auburn University. For specific information, please view the software list and brief summary of each title. Click on the title to expand the section.

Licensing agreements are typically restricted to University-owned computers and employees; however, some provide limited “at home use” licensing for faculty and staff. Each agreement contains specific terms and conditions. Use of the licensed software is restricted to University academic, business, and research purposes. Additional information is provided in the title summary regarding product use and availability.

Due to licensing restrictions and for security purposes, all computers downloading software must be logged on to the University’s network through the Auburn domain or using a VPN connection. If you cannot connect by one of these methods, contact your IT provider or the OIT HelpDesk at 334-844-4944.

Software List

Adobe TSL Agreement (Acrobat Professional ONLY)

Adobe TSL Agreement (Acrobat Professional ONLY)

Description

Adobe Acrobat Professional is a software application which allows the user to view, create and manipulate PDF (Portable Document Format) files. Specific product details and capabilities can be found on the Adobe web site. Auburn University has licensed Adobe Acrobat under an Adobe Education Term Site License (TSL), which combines software licensing and maintenance into an annual subscription program, allowing participants to keep the selected products and applications updated.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The Adobe TSL for Acrobat Pro is a lease or subscription-based licensing agreement and is only valid during the licensed period. Our licensing period runs from April to March.

This agreement expires annually on April 20.

Eligibility

Employees only

This agreement does not include an "at home use" allowance.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Cost

This license is paid for through monthly charges posted to departmental accounts. Charges are based on the FTE count obtained at the time of renewal.

Obtaining Software

For installation, go to AU Install or contact the IT provider for your area.

Adobe CLP Agreement - All other products

Adobe CLP Agreement - All other Adobe products

Description

The Adobe Cumulative Licensing Program (CLP) entitles all University departments to purchase Adobe products, excluding Acrobat Pro, at a discounted price. For information regarding the licensing of Adobe Acrobat Professional, please refer to the section titled "Adobe TSL Agreement"

Licensing Information & Restrictions

Licenses purchased through the CLP are perpetual. If annual maintenance is included in the purchase and kept current, the owner will be entitled to upgrades as they are released.

This agreement automatically renews annually on March 31.

Eligibility

All University-owned computers

In addition to covering the University-owned computers, the CLP agreement enables the AU Bookstore to offer discounted pricing of Adobe products for personal use to faculty, staff and students. To purchase software, present your AU Identification Card to the representative in the computer department when making your purchase.

System Requirements/Platforms

See specific details for each product on the Adobe product list.

Cost

To determine the purchase cost for a particular Adobe product, contact the current Adobe CLP reseller. The reseller is determined periodically through a competitive bid process. Current contact information is available on the Purchasing and Procurement Services FAQ page for Preferred Vendor Contracts - IT Peripherals reseller.

Obtaining Software

There are two options for obtaining installation files upon purchasing a product license. You may choose to order media which will ship directly from the reseller. You may obtain your software via download, using the login information provided to you by Adobe via email. This login information will be used for all subsequent orders associated with your email address.

How to Access Your Account

  1. Go to LWS at https://licensing.adobe.com.
  2. Click create New Password.
  3. Enter the email address you provided with your order. If you received a welcome message, use the email address the message specifies.
  4. Click Continue and follow the instructions to create your password.

    If you are unable to reset your password, an Adobe licensing specialist should be able to assist you. The contact information should be provided on their website.

How to Obtain Your Serial Number

  1. Go to LWS at https://licensing.adobe.com.
  2. Under Licenses, click Retrieve Serial Numbers.

How to Download Your Software

  1. Log in to the LWS at https://licensing.adobe.com.
  2. Choose Licenses > Download Software.
  3. Select an account from the End User/Deploy-To ID list.
  4. To filter the list of products.
  5. In the list of products, click a product name.
  6. Follow the instructions on the download page.

For assistance with installation, contact the IT provider for your area or the OIT HelpDesk at 334-844-4944.

Apple Volume Purchase Program

Apple Volume Purchase Program

Description

The Volume Purchase Program allows educational institutions to purchase iOS apps and books in volume and distribute them to students, teachers, administrators, and employees.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The Volume Purchase Program is restricted to University purchases only. All product purchased through this program must remain property of Auburn University.

Eligibility

Employees

System Requirements/Platforms

Apple iOS

Cost

The products purchased under this program vary according to title and quantity purchased.

Obtaining Software

To make a purchase through the Apple Volume Purchase Program, contact the IT provider for your area or the AU Bookstore.

ArcGIS

ArcGIS

Description

ArcGIS is a geographic information system software suite.

For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The University’s agreement for ArcGIS is a perpetual licensing arrangement with annual subscription services for academic use.

This agreement expires annually on July 23.

Eligibility

ArcGIS software may be used by faculty, staff, and students on University-owned computers for academic purposes, including administrative, facilities planning, research and teaching.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows

Cost

This agreement is funded and shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users in College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact your IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Autodesk Education Master Suite

Autodesk Education Master Suite

Description

AutoCAD is a computer aided design and drafting software for 2D and 3D applications. The University has a site license for Autodesk Education Master Suite, which includes: AutoCAD®, AutoCAD® Architecture, AutoCAD® Civil 3D®, AutoCAD® Electrical, AutoCAD® Map 3D, AutoCAD® Mechanical, AutoCAD® MEP, AutoCAD® Structural Detailing, Autodesk® Alias® Design, Autodesk® Ecotect® Analysis, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional, Autodesk® Moldflow® Adviser Advanced, Autodesk® Mudbox™, Autodesk® Navisworks® Manage, Autodesk® Revit® Architecture, Autodesk® Revit® MEP, Autodesk® Revit® Structure, Autodesk® Robot™ Structural Analysis Professional*, Autodesk® Showcase®, Autodesk® Simulation Multiphysics, Autodesk® SketchBook® Designer, Autodesk® Vault, Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The University’s agreement for Autodesk Education Master Suite is a perpetual licensing arrangement with annual subscription services for academic use, including administrative, facilities planning, research, and teaching.  Home use licenses are available for faculty or staff.

This agreement expires annually on June 15.

Eligibility

Autodesk software may be used by faculty, staff, and students on University-owned computers for academic purposes, including administrative, facilities planning, research, and teaching.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows

Please note that Autodesk recently released an AutoCAD version for Mac.  This version, however, is not currently available in the Autodesk Education Master Suite.

Cost

This agreement is funded and shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Education, College of Human Sciences, specific departments in College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, Facilities Division, Office of Information Technology, and RBD Libraries.

Obtaining Software

Autodesk software can only be installed by an IT provider.

Users in College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Education, College of Human Sciences, and specific departments in College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, Facilities Division, Office of Information Technology, and RBD Libraries should contact your IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Cascade

Cascade

Description

 

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on April 28.

Eligibility

 

System Requirements/Platforms

 

Cost

 

Obtaining Software

 

EndNote

EndNote

Description

EndNote is a research tool that searches databases, manages references, creates bibliographies, searches online and subscriptions, and updates research. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

Auburn University participates in a volume licensing solution with ThomsonReuters in order to provide this product at a discounted price for AU faculty and staff. These licenses are restricted to one (1) installation. This is a three (3) year agreement and is billed annually to participating units.

The current agreement expires on September 30, 2013.

Eligibility

AU faculty and staff are eligible to purchase software under this agreement.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Cost

The cost is shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact your IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

ERDAS IMAGINE

ERDAS IMAGINE

Description

ERDAS IMAGINE is geospatial data authoring software. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The University’s agreement for ArcGIS is a perpetual licensing arrangement with annual subscription services for academic use.

This agreement expires annually on June 30.

Eligibility

ERDAS IMAGINE software may be used by faculty, staff, and students on University-owned computers for academic purposes, including administrative, facilities planning, research and teaching.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows

Cost

This agreement is funded and shared by College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Sciences & Mathematics, and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users in College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Sciences & Mathematics, and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact their IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

lyndaCampus

lyndaCampus

Description

lyndaCampus helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.  With lynda.com users receive unlimited access to a library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The lyndaCampus membership is restricted AU employees and available only through the AU Access portal.

This agreement expires annually on November 14.

Eligibility

lyndaCampus is available to AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Web-based

Cost

The product is currently funded by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Log in to AU Access to utilize the training at lynda.com. Once logged in, click on the Employee Services tab, and then the lynda.com icon.

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Microsoft Campus Agreement

Description

The Microsoft Campus Agreement provides licenses for specific Microsoft products for participating departments. Software licensing and maintenance are combined into an annual subscription program allowing participants to keep the selected products and applications updated.

  • Microsoft Office Enterprise for Windows and Mac
  • Microsoft Windows Operating System upgrade/downgrade (full license required)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Professional
Licensing Information & Restrictions

The annual license is for any version (i.e. rights to upgrade and downgrade) of the software packages offered for all University-owned computers, including computer labs, except for certain specifically excluded departments and employees (see Eligibility section). Orders are placed annually based on the number of full-time equivalent employees, including graduate and undergraduate student employees, in each department. For counting purposes, a department is defined as a Banner Organization. Any new faculty or staff hired during the year is automatically licensed for the current subscription year. Each subscription year runs from October 1 through September 30.

The license agreement allows the installation of any version of Microsoft Windows on a computer purchased with an OEM license for Windows OS.

Use of Campus Agreement software signifies a department’s acknowledgement and agreement to adhere to and comply with the terms and conditions of the program, the current enrollment, and the Master Agreement.

Additional details regarding the Microsoft Campus Agreement Program can be found by visiting the Microsoft license site or the Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions License Guide.

This is a three (3) year agreement, billed annually. The current agreement expires on September 30, 2017.

Eligibility

Most University-owned computers are included in the license agreement, including faculty and staff office computers, computers in labs, department-owned laptops, and all other department-owned or leased computers on campus.  Certain departments have been excluded from the Agreement because they do not use University-owned computers or the employees do not qualify for the program because they do not use institutional computers in the performance of job duties.

Faculty, graduate assistants employed by the University, and staff members covered under the Campus Agreement may obtain the Microsoft Office desktop PC program for use on personally-owned computers for a nominal fee through the Microsoft Home Use Program. All requests must be initiated from an auburn.edu email address through the GovConnection website. For more information, visit the Microsoft Home Use Program site. In order to take advantage of this program, each user must login and accept the terms of the Microsoft Work at Home licensing agreement.

Student-owned computers are not included under the Campus Agreement or Home Use Program. Students should visit the AU Bookstore’s computer department to obtain discounted versions of Microsoft products.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Cost

This license is paid for through monthly charges posted to departmental accounts.  Charges are based on the FTE count obtained at the time of renewal.

Obtaining Software

For installation, contact the IT provider for your area. If your technical support is provided by OIT or you do not know who your technical support group is, please email the OIT Helpdesk, helpdesk@auburn.edu for assistance.

Microsoft products not covered under the Campus Agreement may be purchased under the Microsoft Select Agreement. See Microsoft Select Agreement for additional information.

Microsoft Select Agreement

Microsoft Select Agreement

Description

The Microsoft Select Agreement is a volume licensing agreement that provides licensing for Microsoft products not covered by the Microsoft Campus Agreement.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

Licenses purchased under the Select Agreement are perpetual and do not expire.  Users can purchase Software Assurance on most licenses which allows for upgrades as released.  Users must pay an annual fee for Software Assurance.  For more information regarding Software Assurance benefits, please visit Microsoft’s Software Assurance website.

A wide variety of desktop and server products are available through the Select Agreement.  For a complete listing of product availability, download Microsoft’s latest Product List.  Products covered under the Microsoft Campus Agreement are available for purchase under the Select Agreement, but SHOULD NOT be purchased.

Products from the Microsoft Select Agreement must be purchased from vendor named on the Preferred Vendor Contracts - IT Peripherals page

This agreement automatically renews annually on September 30.

Eligibility

The Select Agreement is available to all University departments.  Software purchased through the Select Agreement may be installed and used by faculty, staff, and students but may only be installed on University-owned computers.

System Requirements/Platforms

Requirements vary by product. Please refer to the Microsoft Web site for detailed information.

Cost

Prices vary by product.

Obtaining Software

The Microsoft Select Agreement reseller is determined periodically through a competitive bid process.  To obtain purchasing and contact information, see Preferred Vendor Contracts - IT Peripherals on the Purchasing and Procurement Services page.

Minitab

Minitab

Description

Minitab is a statistical software package used for analyzing data. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

The University’s agreement for Minitab is a perpetual licensing arrangement with annual subscription services for academic use.

This agreement expires annually on October 31.

Eligibility

Minitab may be used by AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows

Cost

The cost is shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users in the College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact their IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Qualtrics

Qualtrics

Description

Qualtrics is a private research software company that provides software for data collection and analysis. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on February 28.

Eligibility

Qualtrics may be used by AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Cost

This product is provided by OIT and IMG.

Obtaining Software

Log into AU Access, select the Employees tab, and scroll down the page until you see the Qualtrix channel.

SAS

SAS

Description

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) is a system of software products developed for programmers. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on October 14.

Eligibility

SAS may be used by AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Windows, Macintosh

Cost

The cost is shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users in the College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact their IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

SecureCRT

SecureCRT

Description

SecureCRT is a remote access tool provided by Van Dyke Software. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This application requires a site license.

This agreement expires annually on December 27.

Eligibility

SecureCRT may be used by AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Cost

This product is provided by OIT.

Obtaining Software

AU Install

SPSS

SPSS

Description

SPSS is a predictive analytics software system developed by IBM. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on October 28.

Eligibility

SPSS may be used by AU faculty and staff.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Cost

The cost is shared by College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Obtaining Software

Users in the College of Architecture, Design & Construction, College of Agriculture and ACES, College of Engineering, College of Sciences & Mathematics, College of Liberal Arts and the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences should contact their IT provider for assistance with installation.

If you are not a user in one of the listed groups, please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates

Description

As a higher education institution and an InCommon participant, the University has subscribed to the InCommon Certificate Service. This service allows unlimited certificates, including SSL and extended validation certificates.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

All University owned or controlled domains are covered.

Eligibility

Any University unit with a legitimate need for an SSL or extended validation certificate.

Cost

This product is provided by OIT.

Obtaining Certificate

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

TOAD for Oracle

TOAD for Oracle

Description

TOAD (Tool for Oracle Application Developers) is a software application used for relational databases using SQL. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on March 30.

Eligibility

TOAD for Oracle may be used by IT professionals working with Banner.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

Cost

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Obtaining Software

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Ultra Edit

Ultra Edit

Description

Ultra Edit is a commercial text editor that provides various tools for programmers. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on April 19.

Eligibility

UltraEdit is currently licensed for use by OIT employees only. This product is available for purchase by other units at a reduced rate under the current agreement.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Cost

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Obtaining Software

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Ultra Compare

Ultra Compare

Description

Ultra Compare is a software tool that allows comparison of text files, folders, Word documents, and more. For additional information on this product, please visit the company website.

Licensing Information & Restrictions

This agreement expires annually on April 19.

Eligibility

UltraCompare is currently licensed for use by OIT employees only. This product is available for purchase by other units at a reduced rate under the current agreement.

System Requirements/Platforms

Microsoft Windows

Cost

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

Obtaining Software

Please have the IT provider from your area contact AU Software, ausoftware@auburn.edu, on your behalf.

VMware

VMware

Description

 

Licensing Information & Restrictions

 

Eligibility

 

System Requirements/Platforms

 

Cost

 

Obtaining Software

 

Last Updated: Oct. 30, 2012