Microsoft Office 365
Students 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.
For antivirus options for personal use, go to the Knowledgebase article Recommended antivirus applications.
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. For more information, visit the Respondus LockDown Browser page.
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.).
Adobe Acrobat Reader
To open and view PDF documents, use Adobe Reader.