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Classroom Software

IITS maintains a standard set of software on classroom computers.

The following software is installed in public computing labs and classrooms by IITS. An * indicates that software is available for installation from Haverford on networked office or dorm computers. A link indicates that software is available for download and installed as freeware. Learn more about software downloads.

Type of SoftwareMacintoshWindows
Operating SystemMacOS 10.14 ( Mojave or higher)Windows 10 x64-bit
Word ProcessingMS Word 2016, PagesMS Word 2019
SpreadsheetMS Excel 2016, NumbersMS Excel 2019
PresentationMS PowerPoint 2016, KeynoteMS PowerPoint 2019
Publicationsn/aMS Publisher 2019
EmailGmailGmail
Web BrowserChrome, FireFox, SafariChrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer
Media EditingiLife; iMovie, Garageband, PhotosMicrosoft Movie Maker
PDFAdobe Acrobat ReaderAdobe Acrobat Reader
FTPFetchFileZilla
Web MappingGoogle EarthGoogle Earth, ArcGIS 10.2.2

Academic Software

Some software in the labs is supplied by academic departments, normally for use by students in specific courses. IITS does not support this software. While we may be able to help you with basic operations such as printing and saving files, you should contact your professor or a TA if you need help with anything on this list. Many of these packages are also available in departmental computing labs. Ask your departmental contact for more information.

Software PackageLocations
Adobe Flash PlayerAll Labs and Classrooms
AliceAll Labs and Classrooms
ArcGIS w/ Business Analyst*All Labs – Windows only
Artemis 13.2All Labs and Classrooms
AudacityAll Labs and Classrooms
ChemDraw 17.1All Labs and Classrooms
Cn3DAll Labs and Classrooms
FileZilla FTP ClientAll Labs and Classrooms
FinaleAll Labs and Classrooms
Google EarthAll Labs and Classrooms
JavaAll Labs and Classrooms
JAWS 15All Labs and Classrooms
JES 4.3All Labs and Classrooms
KeyserverAll Labs and Classrooms
Logger Pro 3.8.6All Labs and Classrooms
MathematicaAll Labs and Classrooms
MatlabAll Labs and Classrooms
OIV from ARTSTORAll Labs and Classrooms
Origin 8.6All Labs and Classrooms
PanoptoAll Labs and Classrooms
PuttyAll Labs – Windows only
PyMOL 
Python 2.7All Labs and Classrooms
QuicktimeMac Labs and Classrooms
RAll Labs and Classrooms
SciFinder Scholar OnlineAccess via Tripod
SibeliusAll Labs and Classrooms
SPSS 24All Labs and Classrooms
StataAll Labs and Classrooms
Turning PointAll Labs and Classrooms
VLCAll Labs and Classrooms
Vpython 2.7All Labs and Classrooms

Adding Software

IITS puts out a call to faculty twice per year asking about changes to the classroom and lab images. Faculty can request specific software be added to the uniform image and, given available funding and licensing that permits campus-wide installation, IITS will add the requested software in time for the following semester.

Software that’s not part of the image may be installed on a faculty member’s College-issued laptop and that the laptop be taken to the classroom for use.

Although we cannot tailor classroom computers to each individual, faculty are also given administrator-level access to the Mac OS on classroom computers. This allows faculty to install Mac-based freeware, shareware and purchased software for which the faculty member is responsible for maintaining the licensing.

These guidelines govern adding software to classroom computers:

  • For paid software we strongly suggest that faculty install the software on their College-issued laptop and bring it to the classroom.
  • Faculty may also install any Mac software on the classroom computer as long as they take full responsibility for adhering to the terms of the software license and it doesn’t create security or stability issues.  We can give you guidance in that area if needed.
  • Installing software as a one-off carries one risk – if the machine needs to be re-imaged mid-semester for whatever reason (equipment failure, virus, etc.), faculty members will need to reinstall any software they added.  This can come as an unwelcome surprise – again a great reason to keep the software on your laptop.
  • This is strictly a self-service model.  IITS will not customize a single classroom computer.
  • IITS reserves the right to suspend administrator access to classroom computers where software is installed without appropriate licensing, where the software causes harm to the computer, or where the software interferes with the ability of other faculty to effectively use the classroom computer.
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