Information Technology Department


Faculty/Staff Software

The IT Department offers certain software for use by CCSU faculty and staff. Licensed material is password protected, you will be prompted for your BlueNet Account username and password. When downloading software, you may need to prefix your BlueNet account username with the domain, ccsu_comp_srv (for example, ccsu_comp_serv\ab1234).

Home Use Software for Faculty/Staff


Operating System

Adobe Creative Cloud

Details and Instructions

Windows and Mac

Cylance Anti-Virus Faculty/Staff home

Details and Instructions

Windows and Mac 

Modeler (IBM SPSS)

Details and Instructions

Windows and Mac

RedSky MyE911

Details and Instructions

Windows and Mac

Respondus 4 Campus

First Time Use & Blackboard Connectivity

Windows 7 and above


Click the SPSS 28 link and log in with your CCSU email account.
Search for "SPSS Home Use" to complete the request form. 

Windows and Mac

Turning Point 5.04

Vendor Web Site

Windows 7 and above


Microsoft Office Home Use Software - Students, Faculty, & Staff

Central Connecticut State University participates in the Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus program to provide free copies of Microsoft Office for home use to CCSU faculty, staff, and students.
The software is available for faculty, staff, and students to download Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus on up to 5 computers as well as 5 mobile devices. Microsoft Office ProPlus includes full versions of Access, Excel, InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word in 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions and a Mac version. It also includes mobile applications for Windows, Android, and iOS devices. For more information, visit

Microsoft Windows Home Use - Students, Faculty, & Staff

Microsoft Windows is available for personally-owned computers. It is free for students and a small fee for faculty/staff. Click here for more information

Additional Software for Students, Faculty, & Staff

Microsoft offers additional software for students at a discount or free, click here for more information

Mathematica - the Mathematical Sciences Department offers this software to its students. Click here for more information

Software such as SPSS, Maple and Minitab are available for student use via the Remote Application Server (Citrix). Click here for more information

CCSU has a campus-wide license for MATLAB that allows for download and install on personally owned computers. Click here for more information.