Academic Software and Technology

Printing

Colonial Printing is a wireless printing service that enables you to print from anywhere on or off campus, and even from your smartphone or tablet.

Simply send your print job to the cloud and visit any kiosk on campus to print your document.

Academic and Instructional Technologies Support

Different software and technologies are supported by different campus entities. For specific software assistance, contact the technology support center listed under each software below.

Software

View a full list of software supported on GW Libraries computers.

View software supported on computers in AT-supported classrooms.

If you are trying to access Adobe Creative Cloud, Mathematica, MatLab, SAS, SPSS or Stata, please note that, dependent on school and current classes, students have access to different software.

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, XD, Premiere Pro, and more)
    • Adobe Creative Cloud is available on computers in Gelman and Eckles libraries.
    • The fifth floor of the Media and Public Affairs building has Adobe Creative Cloud video editing stations available 24/7 for student use.
    • CCAS students can download Adobe Creative Cloud to their personal computer or laptop. Find out how on the CCAS Office of Technology Services (OTS) page. If a CCAS course requires Adobe Creative Cloud, your faculty member can request access for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
    • If you encounter issues with installing a personal license of this software, please contact OTS.
  • JMP Pro
    • JMP Pro 14 is available on computers in Duques Hall 350.
    • GWSB students can download JMP Pro 14 to their personal computer or laptop. GWSB students can access JMP Pro 12 on their personal computer or laptop through the GWSB Virtual Lab. If a GWSB course requires JMP Pro (both versions), the faculty member can request access for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
  • Mathematica
  • MatLab
  • Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and all other programs available with Professional Plus 365)
    • Microsoft Office 365 is available on all Windows computers in Gelman and Eckles libraries, and select Microsoft Office programs are available on Mac computers in Gelman and Eckles libraries. Additionally, Microsoft Office programs are available in labs and classrooms.
    • All students, faculty, and staff can download Microsoft 365 to their personal computer or laptop. Find out how by visiting this instruction page on the Division of Information Technology website.
  • SAS
  • SPSS
    • SPSS is available on all Windows computers in Gelman and Eckles libraries, Duques Hall 350 computers, and some classroom and lab computers.
    • CCAS students can access SPSS on their personal computer or laptop through the Columbian Cloud Portal. If a CCAS course requires SPSS, the faculty member can request access for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
    • GWSB students can access SPSS on their personal computer or laptop through the GWSB Virtual Lab. If a GWSB course requires SPSS, the faculty member can request access for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
    • Students registered for Milken courses can access SPSS through the Virtual Computer Lab (VCL). Your instructor must register the course for the VCL through Academic Technologies.
  • Stata
    • Stata is available on all Windows computers in Gelman and Eckles libraries and some classroom and lab computers.
    • CCAS students can access Stata on their personal computer or laptop through the Columbian Cloud Portal. If a CCAS course requires Stata, your faculty member can request access for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
    • Students registered for Milken courses can access Stata through the Virtual Computer Lab (VCL). Your instructor must register the course for the VCL through Academic Technologies.
  • Other Software
    • If you think you have access to other software, it might be available through the Academic Technologies (AT) Virtual Computer Lab (VCL). Your instructor must request access to the VCL for their course.
      • Software available through the VCL: Decision Tools 5.7, Primavera Risk 8.7, Expert Choice 11.5 with Comparison, Microsoft Project 2010, and SAS 9.3.
      • Additionally, class instructors may request specialized software (like Quant) to be installed in the VCL environment.
      • You can access the VCL remotely on your personal computer or laptop. Use the GW VPN if you are off campus.
      • If you encounter issues with logging in to the GW VPN or the VCL environment, please contact AT’s Solutions Center.
    • The SEAS Computing Facility makes some software licenses available to SEAS students and faculty. Some software can be used by any GW student or faculty member.
    • The CCAS Office of Technology Services makes some software licenses available to CCAS students and faculty. Some software can be used by any GW student or faculty member
    • GWSB students can access other applications on their personal computer or laptop through the GWSB Virtual Lab. If a GWSB course requires any of the software listed below, the faculty member can request access to GWSB Virtual Lab for students enrolled in other GW schools and colleges.
      • Software available through the GWSB Virtual Lab: Palisade Decision Tools 7.5, JMP Pro 12, MS Project 2016 Pro, MS Visio 2016 Pro, SAS 9.4, IBM SPSS 25