Software for Faculty/Staff

If you don't see the software you need, please ask ITS Software


Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud includes Acrobat, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premiere and much more
For access information for Adobe Software, click here to [show]

  • Please check back at the start of fall quarter 2020 for access info.


Apple Computer

Apple computers arrive with built-in apps including iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote.
For order and support information for Apple Software, click here to [show]


ArcGIS software

ArcGIS & Pro are integrated collections GIS & Mapping software products under site license at UCSC. Annual licenses are available. Software is free for students
For access, order and support information for ArcGIS software, click here to [show]



EndNote is bibliography management software that integrates with word processors
For purchase information for EndNote, click here to [show]



FileMaker is easy database development for Mac and Windows
For order and support information for FileMaker software, click here to [show]


JMP software

JMP dynamically links statistics with graphics. JMP is free for UCSC students
For download, support & faculty/research purchase info for JMP software, click here to [show]

LabVIEW by National Instruments


Division of Physical & Biological Sciences now has a departmental license for all LabVIEW software. LabVIEW is the only system design software that provides engineers and scientists with the tools they need to create any measurement and control applications.   To access LabView software, click here to [show]

Maple by Maplesoft

Maple software

Maple is general-purpose commercial computer algebra software
For order, download & support information for Maple software, click here to [show]

Mathematica by Wolfram

Mathematica software

Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing
For access, order and support information for Mathematica software, click here to [show]

Merlin by Project Wizard

Merlin Project Wizard

Project Wizard is project management software for OSX
For order information for Merlin software, click here to [show]


Microsoft logo

Microsoft software including Visio, Project, Windows OS, and server software. For order and support information for Microsoft software, click here to [show]

  • Staff & Faculty: Order for a UC computer using the Software Order Form
  • UC participates in MCCA, an annual subscription program.
  • Staff/Faculty in MCCA departments have two options for Home Use Office on personally owned computers. Office 365 is free, please see the MCCA page for access info. For $14.95 you can purchase Office 2019 for Mac or Office Pro Plus 2019.  Visio & Project 2019 are also available for purchase if your department is licensed for them, contact ITS Software for order details.
  • UCSC is now enrolled in Office 365 for staff & faculty. 
  • Installation Support: BigFix and Quick Support remote installation for UC computers. Contact ITS Software
  • Microsoft is under UCOP purchasing agreement
  • OnTheHub has discounted Microsoft software for personally owned computers

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Azure Dev Tools

Formally Imagine/Dreamspark.... Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. For access info, click here to  [show]

  • Students, faculty and staff can access MS Imagine Standard software free to teach, develop, support, conduct, or take courses, labs, or programs offered at UCSC. Use must be non-commercial.
  • Go to Azure Dev Tools for Education to register and validate your UCSC affiliation.
  • Baskin School of Engineering Students can register for MS Imagine Premium here



OmniGraffle is a diagramming application for Mac OS X
For order information for OmniGraffle software, click here to [show]

On The Hub

On The Hub software re-seller

On The Hub is an online re-seller of software for your personal computer. Popular titles including Microsoft, Adobe, Endnote and Parallels are available at an educational discount.
For purchase information for On The Hub sales, click here to [show]

  • Click the Faculty/Staff tab, and register with your to order from  On The Hub
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Oracle software

Oracle is database, enterprise application and system software in use at UCSC
For order and support information for Oracle software, click here to [show]

Parallels Desktop for Mac

Paralleles Desktop for Mac

Software providing hardware virtualization for Mac computers with Intel processors. This software is purchased as an annual subscription.
For order and support information for Parallels Desktop for Mac, click here to [show]

R - Statistics


R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics
For download information for R, click here to [show]

Red Hat Linux

RedHat Linux

Red Hat is a Linux Operating System with upgrade and patch support
For Redhat order information, click here to [show]


SAS software

SAS tools provide traditional statistical analysis of variance and predictive modeling to exact methods and statistical visualization techniques
For order and support information for SAS software, click here to [show]

SFTP - Secure File Transfer


SFTP clients are free and used to provide network file access, file transfer, and file management functionality over any reliable data stream.
For download and support information about SFTP, click here to [show]

SSH Telnet


Secure Telnet is a network protocol used on the UCSC area networks to provide a terminal connection.
For download and support information about SSH Telnet, click here to [show]

 SentinelOne Anti-Malware


SentinelOne is anti-malware software managed by ITS for UC-owned computers
(not for student use, student anti-virus options)
For download & support information for SentinelOne anti-malware, click here to [show]

  • For users affiliated with the Baskin School Of Engineering, Humanities, or Social Sciences, please contact your Divisional ITS Staff to get the correct SentinelOne client.

    Please NOTE: The SentinelOne Mac agent will not install or work correctly on Mac OS X 10.9 or lower. If you have a Mac running Mac OS X 10.9 or lower, contact the ITS Support Center

Sophos Anti-Virus

Sophos anti virus software

Sophos is no longer in use on UC computers. Please use SentinelOne anti malware.

SPSS Software

SPSS Software

SPSS is a statistical analysis software program. SPSS is used to generate tabulated reports, charts, and plots of distributions and trends, descriptive statistics, and complex statistical analysis. UCSC has a site license for SPSS through 2018. Faculty and staff access  here and students access  here
For more information, click here to [show]



Symantec sells computer security and imaging software for PC
To purchase software or for more information about Symantec, click here to [show]


Tableau software

Tableau is interactive data visualization software. Tableau is powerful, secure, and a flexible end-to-end analytics platform for your data.  Tableau is under a UCOP price discount agreement
For more information, click here to [show]


VMware software

Run multiple operating systems at the same time on a single computer using virtualization. Fusion for Mac or Workstation for Windows.
For purchase or support information for VMware, click here to [show]