Software Licensing

Software Licensing for UA Faculty, Staff & Students


  • Upgrade to El Capitan Creating Issues with Office 2016 for Mac

    October 2nd, 2015
    "After Apple released the new OS X El Capitan on Wednesday, users streamed to a Microsoft support discussion forum to report that Office 2016 for Mac regularly crashed, crippling their productivity." Read more...Read More
  • Windows 10 Now Available

    September 30th, 2015
    Microsoft's Windows 10 Operating System (Enterprise and Professional) are now available for download to Faculty and Staff through the UA Bookstore online.  Known Issues Windows 10 comes with a new default browser called Edge. Edge may not work with some UA services, so we recommend installing the browser you have used with those services in the past (such as Chrome or Firefox) instead of using Edge.  If you rely on an application that uses Java plugins and applets in a web browser, you might have issues using these applications in Windows 10, especially in the Chrome and Edge browsers.  Read More
  • Introduction to Qualtrics Workshops Offered 9/28 and 10/2

    September 22nd, 2015
    The College of Humanities is offering a free workshop on an Introduction to Qualtrics September 28th and October 2nd.  What: Introduction to Qualtrics When:  Monday, September 28th, 1:00 - 2:00pm Friday, October 2nd, 1:00 - 2:00pm Where: ML 512 Staff Member: Mariia Khorosheva Description:  UofA has procured an enterprise license for Qualtrics, an online survey tool. This tool has replaced DatSTAT Illume and should also be used instead of SurveyMonkey.  We will cover account creation (logging in), simple survey tools (question types and values), basic logic (if/then), distribution (survey link...Read More
  • OS X El Capitan Available September 30th

    September 10th, 2015
    Through the UA Microsoft Campus Agreement, faculty and staff will be able to download OS X El Capitan once it becomes available. According to Apple the launch date is scheduled for September 30, 2015. Learn more about El Capitan. Read More
  • DatStat Illume No Longer Offered on Site License

    August 19th, 2015
    University users of DatStat Illume are encouraged to use Qualtrics as the university has not opted for an enterprise level license and therefore did not renew the DatStat Illume contract this year. Departments will need to purchase the DatStat license on their own if they want to continue to use this application.Read More