Do all faculty and staff computers have the same software?

All faculty and staff Windows PCs are distributed with Microsoft Office, antivirus software, Mozilla Firefox and several browser plug-ins including Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash. Apple computers are also distributed with Microsoft Office, antivirus software and several browser plug-ins. Additional software may be installed on Windows PCs or Macs upon request.

What software licensing agreements are available to the College community?

Rhode Island College has signed an agreement with Microsoft Corporation which provides faculty, staff and students with the opportunity to use the latest version of Microsoft Office for work on campus and at home. Please see for more information about the Microsoft Campus Agreement. Students may also obtain antivirus software from the Campus Card Office. Residential students will receive antivirus software free of charge.

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