Software and Tools for Faculty/Staff use on University Devices

Free and Discounted Software for Personal Use

Faculty and Staff can also get various free and/or discounted software for use on their personal and home devices.

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Did you know that all Fort Hays State University faculty and staff have access to use the following software and tools on University owned devices? Take a minute to look through this list and see what is available to you!

Adobe Creative Cloud with Adobe Acrobat Pro DC CC-appsacrobat-icon

Creative Cloud desktop apps are perfect for creating professional quality graphic designs, illustrations and publications, as well as editing video and photos. With Adobe Acrobat DC, you can create and modify PDF's, make comments and mark-ups, scan and recognize text, and more.

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Zoom Video Conferencing zoom-icon

Zoom is a video conferencing tool that allows faculty and staff to communicate through video and chat conversations with each other, students, and other outside parties.

Learn MoreLog In Log in to Zoom with your TigerNetID and password.


Microsoft Office and Office 365 office-icons

FHSU preloads Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access) for faculty and staff on all University owned devices, so there is no need to download Office 365 on a work computer.

FREE for Personal Use: all FHSU faculty and staff members can install Office 365 including (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, Access) on up to 5 home computers (PCs or Macs), 5 tablets including iPad, Android, or Windows, plus 5 mobile phones.

Learn MoreLog In Log in to Office 365 with your TigerNetID and password.


Microsoft OneDrive onedrive-icon

OneDrive for Business gives each user 1 TB of personal cloud storage that can be accessed from anywhere. Easily share documents with others and control who can see and edit each file.

Learn MoreLogin Log in to Office 365 with your TigerNetID and password.


Skype for Business skypeforbusiness-icon

Connect with other Skype for Business users and FHSU faculty and staff via instant message, video calls, and let people know your availability with your online status. Host online meetings with audio, HD video, and web conferencing over the Internet.

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G Suite for Education google-apps-icon

All faculty and staff have access to Google Apps including Gmail and Google Drive. Your University provided Gmail email address is your TigerNetID username followed by @mail.fhsu.edu.

Log In Log in to Gmail/Google with your TigerNetID and password.


Atomic Learning atomic-learning-icon

Atomic Learning is an online software training resource available to FHSU faculty, staff, and students. It provides training on a variety of commonly used software applications, such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, OpenOffice, Blackboard and many more!

Learn MoreLog in Log in to Atomic Learning with your TigerNetID and password.


IBM SPSS SPSS-icon

IBM SPSS predictive analytics software offers advanced techniques in an easy-to-use package to help you find new opportunities, improve efficiency and minimize risk.

Request Access Contact TigerTech to request access.


Autodesk Suite autodesk-icon

Autodesk products are free for educational use by faculty, staff, and students. TigerTech can setup labs with Autodesk software upon request, or install it as needed on any FHSU owned computer. Faculty and staff can install it themselves on their work or personal computers by following the link below.

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Faculty Teaching Tools

Collaboration Tools collaborationtools-icon

When such a huge-and growing-part of teaching and learning happens digitally, it is crucial to have platforms that foster both collaboration and communication. Collaborative tools and platforms can help foster student engagement and teamwork. We work to provide a wide variety of platforms here at FHSU that support multiple pedagogical approaches and allow opportunity to extend far beyond the walls of the classroom.

Zoom, VoiceThread, Piazza, Google Apps for Education and Blackboard Collaborate

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Course Development Tools coursedevtools-icon

Lecture Capture, Respondus Lockdown & Monitor, Yellowdig, SafeAssign, Atomic Learning, Qwickly

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