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IT Help Desk
Kansas State University
214 Hale Library
1117 Mid Campus Dr. North
Manhattan KS 66506

785-532-7722
800-865-6143
helpdesk@k-state.edu

Software Licenses

The following table documents the software licenses available at Kansas State University.

Software and descriptionCost and more informationWho can useContact

Adobe software for K-State computers

Adobe products for design and creative use.

 Restricted to
K-State departments 
adobe@k-state.edu 

Adobe software for current faculty and staff (Work at home)

Adobe products for design and creative use.

  • $9.75 per year
  • See k-state.onthehub.com to purchase
  • Sign up with ksu.edu account, not with k-state.edu account
Current and active
K-State employees
Kivuto
k-state.onthehub.com

Adobe software for current students

Adobe products for design and creative use.

  • $19.99 per month
  • See k-state.onthehub.com to purchase
  • Sign up with ksu.edu account, not with k-state.edu account
 
Current and active
K-State students
Kivuto
k-state.onthehub.com 

Autodesk products, including AutoCAD and 3ds Max

Graphics and mapping software

Restricted to
K-State departments
itsbusiness@k-state.edu

DeepFreeze

Prevents accidental or malicious changes to computer settings

Restricted to
K-State departments
itsbusiness@k-state.edu

GIS products from ESRI

Geographic Information System (GIS) mapping and spatial analysis software

All K-State faculty, staff,
and students

General questions:

Dr. Shawn Hutchinson
Dr. Ram Raghavan

JMP

Data analysis and modeling software for PCs and Macs

All K-State faculty, staff,
and students
license-admin@k-state.edu

LabView

System-design platform and development environment for visual programming language G from National Instruments

All K-State faculty, staff, and studentsitsbusiness@k-state.edu

Mathematica

Mathematical software

Restricted to
K-State departments
itsbusiness@k-state.edu

MATLAB
Mathmatical software

Restricted to
K-State departments
itsbusiness@k-state.edu

Microsoft Office Suite 
for personal use by K-Staters

 

  • Can be installed on up to five PCs or Macs, and five mobile devices at no cost

Current faculty, staff, and studentshttps://portal.office.com/Home

Microsoft software
for K-State departments

Microsoft Office Suite and MS Operating System

  • Funded by Information Technology Services
  • See related FAQs (PDF)
Restricted to
K-State departments and for K-State-owned machines.
ITSbusiness@k-state.edu

Microsoft software
for K-State departments

MS Project, Visio, Windows Server, etc. (all other Microsoft products)

Restricted to
K-State departments
SHI
moka@shi.com
888-394-5232

Minitab

Statistical analysis software

Restricted to
K-State departments
itsbusiness@k-state.edu

NVivo

Supports data maintenance and analysis for qualitative and mixed methods research

  • Funded by departmental consortium
  • Limited to one office computer and one laptop per eID
  • See download instructions (eID/password required)
Faculty/staff
and graduate students
IT Help Desk
785-532-7722
helpdesk@k-state.edu

Qualtrics

Comprehensive survey tool available for use at no charge to K-State faculty and staff. Default is 20 surveys per individual and 5,000 allowed outgoing emails and 5,000 allowed responses. These can be changed upon request to the IT Help Desk.

All K-State faculty
and staff.

Graduate and undergraduate
students with permission.

IT Help Desk 
785-532-7722 
helpdesk@k-state.edu

Read&Write

Productivity tool for reading, writing, studying, and research

All K-State faculty, staff
and students
IT Help Desk
785-532-7722
helpdesk@k-state.edu

RefWorks

Bibliography manager (web-based)

All K-State faculty, staff
and students
libhelp@k-state.edu or
IT Help Desk 
785-532-7722

SAS

Statistical analysis software

Restricted to
K-State departments
sasadmin@k-state.edu

SPSS

Statistical analysis software

Restricted to
K-State departments
spssadmin@k-state.edu

Trend Micro

Antivirus and anti-spyware

All K-Staters' home and office computersIT Help Desk
785-532-7722
helpdesk@k-state.edu
All other softwareRestricted to
K-State departments
K-State Purchasing
785-532-6214