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Discounted Software for Faculty & Staff Home Use

This document discusses discounted software for Faculty & Staff Home Use


Faculty and staff home use agreements provide rights for instructional and research related activities only.  All software licenses purchased by the department for faculty and staff are the property of the University of Wisconsin System. If you leave the University for any reason, you are required to uninstall the software on your home machine and return any media to your department.

Microsoft Office Products

UW System has negotiated a volume licensing agreement with Microsoft for the University.

The Microsoft contract provides home use rights for non-student employees, who are assigned a computer in their office.  This software can be used by anyone in the employee's household for any non-commercial use:

Microsoft Home Use Program for Employees

It is important to note that no discounted operating system upgrades (Windows XP or Vista) are available for home systems through this home use agreement.

Adobe (including former Macromedia) and FileMaker Products

Faculty and staff may use Adobe and FileMaker products on a computer personally owned or leased (such as a home computer or a laptop) if using the products on a computer at work. Home use of these products are to be for work related purposes only. The software may not be used on the home computer at the same time the software on the primary computer is being used.

For Adobe and Filemaker products, your program assistant can purchase the software for your use at home through the Wisconsin Integrated Software Catalog (WISC) site at http://wiscsoftware.wisc.edu/wisc/. Faculty and staff should make a request through their department chair or director.

SAS (Statistical Analysis System) for Home Use

The SAS (Statistical Analysis System) suite of programs is available to faculty, staff, and students for home use on Windows computers. The modules included in the SAS program are Base SAS, SAS/AF, SAS/ACCESS, SAS/ASSIST, SAS/CALC, SAS/CONNECT, SAS/EIS, SAS/ETC, SAS/FSP, SAS/GIS, SAS/GRAPH, SAS/IML, SAS/INSIGHT, SAS/LAB, SAS/OR, SAS/QC, SAS/SHARE, SAS/SPECTRAVIEW, SAS/STAT, and SAS/ OnlineTutor.

SAS for Windows may be purchased in the Phoenix Bookstore for $21.35. You will be asked to present your UW-Green Bay identification and sign a statement of agreement regarding the use of SAS. Included in the package you receive are installation instructions. Since our SAS license is renewed on an annual basis, you will have to apply a SETINIT to your software each summer to continue using SAS. CIT will maintain a list of individuals who have purchased SAS and will email the SETINIT files to them each summer with instructions.

SPSS (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) for Home Use

SPSS is available to faculty, staff, and students for home use on Windows or Macintosh computers. For Windows SPSS, all nine modules run on campus can be used at home by faculty and staff (Base, Advanced, Categories, Conjoint, Exact Tests, Missing Value Analysis, Regression, Tables, and Trends). Only the four primary modules (Base, Advanced, Regression, and Tables) are available to students for home use.

SPSS can be downloaded by following the instructions here: SPSS download and license code for authorized campus users (home use) . Since our SPSS license is renewed on an annual basis, you will have to apply a new license code to your software each January to continue using SPSS at home.

Maple Mathematics Software for Home Use

Our Maple license agreement provides for home use rights for faculty and staff. Upon presenting your campus ID, you can purchase the media for $9.99 through the Phoenix Bookstore. Students may also purchase and download Maple for $99 through the Maplesoft web site.

Maple 16 is a productivity tool for solving mathematical problems and creating interactive technical documents -- it is considered the most powerful and easiest-to-use mathematical tool on the market.

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Keywords: Wisc, SPSS, SAS, discounted   Doc ID: 24807
Owner: Kevin B.Group: UW Green Bay
Created: 2012-06-21 14:37 CDTUpdated: 2014-03-25 13:26 CDT
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