Software available online

Many of our students ask about available software to help in their coursework. The following list is free software that is available on the web. Review the list to see if there is something that you may use.

 

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Office 365 by Microsoft .  Online version of the Microsoft suite of office products.  You will be asked for your United email account to verify your student status.

Note that we United does not provide support for this product.

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Some students ask about alternatives to purchasing Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). An option used by some is Apache Open Office. You can download this software for free and it contains word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation products, among others. You can view Open Office products at http://www.openoffice.org/.

Note that we United does not provide support for this product.

google_docs_logo.gif Another alternative is Google Docs. If you have a United email Google Apps account, you have access to Google Docs. With Google Docs, you can import existing documents, spreadsheet, and presentations, or create new ones from scratch. If you can access your United email account, you can access Google Docs. When you are logged in to your United email account, click on the Drive tab, then Create to access.
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Adobe Reader will open PDF files for you to view.

Note that we United does not provide support for this product.

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