Camtasia - an all-in-one screen recorder and video editor available for use by JMU faculty and staff.

Mathematica - a comprehensive system for mathematical computation, modeling, simulation, visualization, and development.

MATLAB - a high-performance language for technical computing. It integrates computation, visualization, and programming in an easy-to-use environment where problems and solutions are expressed in familiar mathematical notation. Typical uses include: data analysis, exploration, and visualization.

Microsoft 365 (Office for Personal Use) - JMU's Campus Agreement with Microsoft Corporation permits faculty and staff to install Microsoft 365 (Office for Personal Use) on up to 5 personally-owned PCs or Macs, and Office apps on up to 5 mobile devices -- for free. This also gives iPad users the ability to edit files using the mobile Office apps. The benefit is available as long as you are employed at JMU.

NVivo - software that supports qualitative and mixed methods research. It's designed to help you organize, analyze and find insights in unstructured, or qualitative data like: interviews, open-ended survey responses, articles, social media and web content.

Ivanti Secure Access (formerly Pulse Secure) – software used to connect your computer to JMU’s SSL VPN service.

Installation instructions for Ivanti Secure Access

Windows Downloads:



Mac Download

SAS - a comprehensive tool for analyzing data that facilitates statistical analysis, data management, forecasting, decision support, research, and other academic and business functions.

SPSS - a comprehensive system for analyzing data. It can take data from almost any type of file and generate tabulated reports, plot distributions and trends, create charts and graphs, and perform descriptive and complex statistical analyses.

VMware Horizon Client - connect to JMU’s VDI service

Installation instructions for VMware Horizon Client




For computers managed by JMU Information Technology, additional software may be available through Endpoint Management.

Where can I get Help/Support?

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

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