Downloads (Faculty/Staff)

Microsoft Office 365

Faculty and staff can download Office 365 for free for personal use. For steps on installing Office 365, refer to the Knowledgebase article Installing Office 365 from IST.

NOTE: Do not download Office 365 to a UCA computer. All university-owned computers are equipped with Microsoft Office, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access (Windows only), and more. If your university-issued computer does not have Office installed, or if your version of Office is not working correctly, contact the IST Help Desk.

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Reader is a PDF viewer that can open and interact with all PDF documents. Easily view, print, and collaborate on PDF files.

Go to Adobe Acrobat Reader download page

Google Chrome

Chrome is Google’s browser made for basic internet and email tasks. It’s the best browser to use for Google Apps (Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Drive, etc.).

Go to Google Chrome download page

Novell Client

The Novell Client for Windows software allows users of Windows to access and use all of UCA network services. The Novell Client is already installed on your computer and comes configured. If you experience any problems with the client software please contact the IST Help Desk.

Download Novell Client from IST

Respondus 4.0

Respondus 4.0 is a powerful tool for creating and managing exams that can be printed to paper or published directly to Blackboard. Exams can be created offline using a familiar Windows environment, and uploaded to Blackboard. For more information, visit the Respondus 4.0 page.

Respondus LockDown Browser

Respondus LockDown Browser is a secure browser for taking exams in Blackboard. It prevents you from printing, copying, going to another URL, or accessing other applications during an assessment. If a Blackboard exam requires that Respondus LockDown Browser be used, the exam won’t be accessible with a standard web browser.Respondus LockDown Browser should only be used for taking examinations in Blackboard. It should not be used in other areas of Blackboard. For more information, visit the Respondus LockDown Browser page.

Security Software

UCA uses Sophos Antivirus on university-owned computers. For other antivirus options for both office and personal use, go to the Knowledgebase article Recommended antivirus applications.


TeamViewer is a quick remote support application for faculty and staff.

Download TeamViewer from IST (Windows)
Download TeamViewer from IST (Mac OS)