This page is designed to help you obtain all software used and licensed for distribution by The College of Saint Rose. Some of the applications listed have special licensing requirements and may require your username and password to install.

If you have any questions about the software listed, please contact Technology Support Services at x4357 (H-E-L-P) or 454-2190.

Anti-Virus and Security

Windows Defender

Windows Defender for Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8, and Windows RT provides built-in protection against malware. Windows Defender is already included and ready to go.

Avira Free Antivirus for Mac

This free Antivirus for Mac uses award-winning technology to protect you against online threats, including viruses, Trojans, adware and spyware. Download Avira here.

Purchasing Programs

Microsoft Office 365

Students are eligible to download Office 365 ProPlus – for free! The package can be installed on up to five personal devices, including Windows and Mac computers as well as tablets and smart phones that support the apps. The app package includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote.

Get Started:

First Year and Transfer Students: Please allow 48 hours after you register for classes for this service to work. Go to http://office365.strose.edu and log in with your STROSE email (in this format: username@strose.edu) and password. You must include @strose.edu.

How to Install:

Getting Help:

For help, visit Microsoft’s documentation on Getting started with Office Online. If you are not able to log in to the Office 365 website, please contact Technology Support Services at http://helpdesk.strose.edu or by calling 518-454-2190. Please keep in mind that ITS staff cannot assist with installing software or troubleshooting your personal computers or devices. They can help with logging in. If you should require assistance installing or configuring the Office ProPlus product on your devices, please contact Microsoft or your preferred method of support.

Tips:

  • When saving files, be aware that cloud services are available as Save As locations, such as OneDrive. The College does not support the use of OneDrive so you are encouraged to save to your local computer or device.
  • Eligibility for this program expires when you are no longer an active student, as defined by existing College policy.
efollet.com Software Shop

Affiliated with the Saint Rose bookstore, this website offers software and technology products, including those published by Microsoft and Adobe, at discounts of up to 85 percent off retail prices to verified academic buyers.

Apple

If you’re a student, teacher, administrator, or staff member, you’ll get special pricing on the full range of Macintosh computers, plus select third-party products.

CDW-G

Everything you need: flash drives & memory; blank CD’s & DVD’s; digital & video cameras; PC’s & laptops; software; keyboards & mice; backpacks & laptop cases; printers & ink; TV’s; GPS; PDA’s; Bluetooth headset & car kits; even Xbox 360 – all at volume educational discount prices.

Dell

Dell Member Purchase Program for students, faculty, and staff.

GovConnection

GovConnection is dedicated to fulfilling the unique, specialized IT needs of academic institutions (K-12 and higher education), state and local governments throughout the United States.

Maplesoft’s Maple Student Edition

Maple brings the problem-solving power of expert mathematicians to your computer. Hundreds of thousands of students rely on Maple to help them succeed in math.