Overview

JMU Information Technology updates the list of campus "Recommended software" on an academic calendar year basis.

An "x" indicates the listed version and more recent updates of that version (e.g. 1.2x means version 1.2.0, 1.2.1, 1.2.2 etc.)

Windows Software

  • Operating System
    • Windows 10 Enterprise for JMU-owned computers
    • Windows 10 Professional for personally-owned computers
  • Office Suite
    • Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus for JMU-owned computers
    • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016 applications) for personally-owned computers
  • Email Client
    • Faculty/staff Microsoft Exchange
      • Outlook 2016
      • Outlook on the web (exchange.jmu.edu)
    • Students/alumni Dukes email
      • Dukes email (dukes.jmu.edu)
  • Web Browser
    • Chrome 63.x
    • Firefox 52.x ESR for JMU-owned computers
    • Firefox 58.x for personally-owned computers
  • Anti-virus/anti-malware for JMU owned computers
    • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.x

Mac Software

  • Operating System
    • MacOS Sierra (10.12)
  • Office Suite
    • Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus for JMU-owned computers
    • Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus (Office 2016 applications) for personally-owned computers
  • Email Client
    • Faculty/staff Microsoft Exchange
      • Outlook 2016
      • Mac Mail 11.x
      • Outlook on the web (exchange.jmu.edu)
    • Students/alumni Dukes email
      • Dukes email (dukes.jmu.edu)
  • Web Browser
    • Chrome 63.x
    • Firefox 52.x ESR for JMU-owned computers
    • Firefox 58.x for personally-owned computers
    • Safari 11.x
  • Anti-virus/anti-malware
    • Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.x for JMU owned computers
Where can I get Help/Support?

Information Technology Help Desk at (540) 568-3555 or helpdesk@jmu.edu

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