Student Software

Free At-Home Access to Student Software

As all classes will be held online, at-home access has been provided for certain software to allow students to continue their coursework remotely. Below is the list of software that will now be available to use on personal devices:

Adobe Creative Cloud

As a result of campus closure, student access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is not available. Adobe has provided temporary at-home access (through 8/20/2020) for impacted students and faculty, so that they can continue their work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.
*For download and install help please follow this link.

1. Visit https://creativecloud.adobe.com and use your school credentials to sign in.

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your password. Or provide your credentials in your school’s login screen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For download and install help please follow this link. For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.

If you continue to have issues please contact Adobe support (ecs@adobe.com or 1-800-685-2950) directly for further assistance.

Maple

Maple is providing 50 licenses to students with a free trial valid until August 31st, 2020.

Visit the Maplesoft site to download the software and please send an email to software@uwm.edu requesting for the Authorization code needed to authenticate the Maple trial version. 

Maple (Mac) Installation Instructions

Maple (WIN) Installation Instructions

MATLAB

Special Access to MATLAB and Simulink at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

If you are taking online courses, use the latest version of MATLAB, Simulink and 100+ companion products to support your course work and research.

University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is pleased to offer a special license for MATLAB and Simulink through August 31, 2020. All students are eligible to download and install these products on their personally-owned computers or on university-issued computers.  In addition, you will have browser access using MATLAB Online and MATLAB Drive.

Go to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee’s MATLAB Portal to see a list of available products and get started.

Click here to view the Quick Start Guide for Individual Users.

Need help installing MATLAB? Students can go to the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee MATLAB Portal and select “Need Installation Help“. They can submit a service request via email which gets directed to the MathWorks Installation Support team. If it is urgent, they can directly call the MathWorks Installation Support team by calling 508-647-7000 option 3 then option 1. The Installation Technician will provide support via the phone.

Need help with MATLAB Basics?  Access free, self-paced training to get started in less than 2 hours:  MATLAB Onramp.

Please note that commercial use of MathWorks products is not covered by our Campus-Wide License, so if you are using a commercial license, please continue to do so. 

Minitab

Students can get access to a temporary free license of Minitab through the SoftwareShop

  1. Login to the SoftwareShop using your UWM credentials
    • Click the yellow Customer Login button
    • Enter your ePantherID and Password and click Login
    • On the next page click SoftwareShop
  2. Find Minitab (MAC or WIN) among the list of software available and complete the purchasing process.
    • In the Search Bar enter Minitab
    • In the product list click the Buy Now button for Minitab 17 – University Use
    • In your shopping cart, update your items if needed, otherwise click Checkout
    • In the checkout enter your name, address, and payment method
    • Click Submit order
  3. You will be sent an Electronic Software Download (ESD) link once you’ve completed your purchase.
  4. Download the installer media from the link provided to you and install the software.
    • Follow the installation prompts on your device to install the software.

*This is a temporary license that will expire August 31, 2020.

STATA

Students can get access to a temporary free license of STATA through the SoftwareShop

  1. Login to the SoftwareShop using your UWM credentials
    • Click the yellow Customer Login button
    • Enter your ePantherID and Password and click Login
    • On the next page click SoftwareShop
  2. Find STATA (MAC or WIN) among the list of software available and complete the purchasing process.
    • In the Search Bar enter STATA
    • In the product list click the Buy Now button for STATA 14 MP2 – University Use or STATA SE 16 – University Use
    • In your shopping cart, update your items if needed, otherwise click Checkout
    • In the checkout enter your name, address, and payment method
    • Click Submit order
  3. You will be sent an Electronic Software Download (ESD) link once you’ve completed your purchase.
  4. Download the installer media from the link provided to you and install the software.
    • Follow the installation prompts on your device to install the software

*This is a temporary license that will expire on 08/31/2020

Student Software

Student software may be installed on personal machines. In most cases, software cost is offered at no additional cost as it is subsidized by the University.

ArcGIS Online
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UWM now offers students access to the ArcGIS Online services at no cost. With ArcGIS Online, you can use and create maps and scenes, access ready-to-use maps, layers and analytics, publish data as web layers, collaborate and share, access maps from any device, make maps with your Microsoft Excel data, and view status reports.

To learn more about ArcGIS Online, please refer to ArcGIS Online (AGOL) official website.

To access your ArcGIS Online account

UWM students can create an online account by:

    1. Going to http://uwm.maps.arcgis.com/home
    2. Click “Sign In” on the upper right corner.
    3. Click “USING YOUR UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE ACCOUNT”
    4. Login using your UWM credentials.

Premium ArcGIS Online Content
There are six premium content that are included in UW-Milwaukee’s ArcGIS Online subscription. The six premium contents are: Geocoding, Network Analysis, Spatial Analysis, GeoEnrichment, Demographics, and Elevation Analysis. However, it should be noted that these premium ArcGIS content consumes a large amount of credits but is quite reasonable when working with small data sets. We recommend that if you plan on doing heavy processing with more data (over 500) address to geocode, that you do so offline with ArcGIS Desktop and then upload your content to ArcGIS Online.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding to ArcGIS Online such as needing additional credits, please contact software@uwm.edu.

ArcGIS Desktop

UWM students can use ArcGIS Desktop for free through the Campus Computer Labs which are located around campus. Refer to this page for a map of where the Campus Computer Labs are located on campus.

Free One Year Trial of ArcGIS Desktop:

Through our site license Esri offers Students at Institutions with a Site License a free one year trial version of ArcGIS for Desktop. If you’re a UW-Milwaukee student and would like to obtain the free one year trial version of ArcGIS Desktop please first create a ArcGIS Online account above and then visit the Online SoftwareShop and make a $0 purchase for “ArcGIS Desktop (One year Student Trial Version)”. Once your order is completed you will receive an email within 1-2 business days from “software@uwm.edu” providing you with a download link containing the installation media and step-by-step instructions on how to install ArcGIS Desktop. Also, included in that email will be your authorization code that is needed to authenticate ArcGIS Desktop.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding ArcGIS Desktop for students please contact software@uwm.edu

*Please allow us 1-2 business day to complete your order.

Esri Self-Paced E-Learning

Through our site license Esri offers free training courses. From Data Collection courses to creating 3D City Models they’re a variety of unlimited, organization-wide access to Esri’s large collection of self-paced e-Learning resources.

If you would like access to “Esri Self-Paced E-Learning” please create a ArcGIS Online account. Please see above for information on how to create a ArcGIS Online account.

ArcGIS Pro

With the recent update of ArcGIS Online (March 2020), users now have the ability to download the ArcGIS Pro installer directly from the new My settings page in their profile.

Instructions:

  1. Log into your ArcGIS Online account
  2. Go to “My settings
  3. Choose “Licenses
  4. Find the link to download next to ArcGIS Pro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autodesk/AutoCAD

Overview:
Create stunning designs with AutoCAD® design and documentation software. Speed up documentation and detailing work with productivity tools, and share your work with TrustedDWG™ technology.

How to get the Software:
Autodesk provides open access to more than 100 products available to students. UWM students can gain access to Autodesk products by following the link below. *Students will be required to create a free Autodesk account in order to download the software.

https://www.autodesk.com/education/home

JAWS

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Overview:
JAWS® is the world’s most popular screen reader, developed for computer users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content. JAWS reads aloud what’s on the PC screen and gives the user a unique set of intelligent tools for navigating and accesses Web pages and all screen content.

How to get the Software:
UWM students can get access to JAWS for their personal/home computers by going to the link below.

*You will need a valid “uwm.edu” email address in order to sign up.

https://portal.freedomscientific.com/SponsoredSoftware

JMP
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Overview:
JMP combines powerful statistics with dynamic graphics, in memory and on the desktop. Its interactive and visual paradigm enables JMP to reveal insights that are impossible to gain from raw tables of numbers or static graphs.

Note: The license period for JMP Pro volume are from August 1st through June 30 of the following calendar year. Licenses are valid through the end of the current license period regardless of the purchase date.How to get the Software:
UWM students can purchase JMP from the SoftwareShop.

When a student places an order and the transaction is complete, an email with a link to a resource where the software can be downloaded is sent.


JMP FAQs:

How do I install JMP for Windows?
Note: These instructions are for the latest release of JMP. Installation of previous version is identical, except for the names of the files. The files are located in the same locations in their respective installer.

  1. After you have finished downloading, right-click the downloaded file (zip file) and select Extract Files. You will be prompted to select a location to put the files. We recommend that you create a new folder in your Desktop for this purpose.
  2. After the files have been extracted, go to that folder. You should see a folder called JMP.
  3. Open the JMP folder. Find the application setup.exe and double-click.
  4. The installer should now run. You will be prompted for a few options during the installation. We recommend that you accept the default values for all options.
  5. After the installer finishes, you should now see a shortcut to JMP Pro 11 on your desktop. Double-click that shortcut.
  6. The first time you run JMP, it will need to be told the location of a current license file. Click the Browse button and navigate to the License file folder. Inside the License file folder contains the license file. Click Open.
  7. JMP should now run normally.
How do I install JMP for Macintosh?
Note: These instructions are for the latest release of JMP. Installation of previous version is identical, except for the names of the files. The files are located in the same locations in their respective installer.

  1. After you have finished downloading, double-click the downloaded file (zip file) to Extract Files (JMP folder). We recommended that you copy the Extract file (JMP folder) to your Desktop before installing the software.
  2. Open the JMP folder. Find the installer (in .dmg format) and double-click.
  3. A virtual disk should appear on your desktop. That disk should contain a JMP installer application.
  4. Double-click the installer. You may be prompted for your Mac Administrator password to install the software. While the installer runs, you may be prompted to select options. We recommend that you accept the default values for all options.
  5. After the installer finishes, you should find a JMP application in your Applications folder. Double-click the application to start JMP.
  6. The first time you run JMP, it will need to be told the location of a current license file. Click the Browse button and navigate to the License file folder folder. Inside the License file folder contains the license file. Click Open.
  7. JMP should now run normally.
How do I renew my license?
The only way to renew JMP is to repurchase JMP from the SoftwareShop before the license expires at the end of the license term. The SoftwareShop will only be selling the newest version of any Software.
The Software Asset Management office does support 2 versions back of most of the software. If you are planning to renew an older version of JMP, please make a note of in the customer note box. The customer note box is located in the check our page (please see image below).
Customer note

Is the software available at Campus Computer Labs?
Yes, JMP is available at UWM Campus Computer Labs. For lab locations and computer availability, visit the General Access Computer Labs web site.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is free for all UW-Milwaukee students. They offer over 15,000 courses for both in-depth and micro learning covering technology, business, and creative skills.

For more information about how to access LinkedIn Learning, Click here.

Mathematica
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Overview:
Mathematica is used for everything from building a hedge fund trading website or publishing interactive engineering textbooks to developing embedded image recognition algorithms or teaching calculus. Mathematica is renowned as the world’s ultimate application for computations. But it’s much more – it’s the only development platform fully integrating computation into complete workflows, moving you seamlessly from initial ideas all the way to deployed individual or enterprise solutions.

How to get the Software:
You must be a current UW-Milwaukee student.

Follow the directions below to download from the Wolfram User Portal.

  1. Create an account (New users only):
    1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click “Create Account”
    2. Fill out form using a @uwm.edu email, and click “Create Wolfram ID”
    3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  2. Request the download and key:
    1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
    2. Click the “Product Summary page” link to access your license
    3. Click “Get Downloads” and select “Download” next to your platform
    4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt

Software Brief – Mathematica


Mathematica FAQs:

Is the software available at Campus Computer Labs?
Yes, Mathematica is available at UWM computer labs. For lab locations and computer availability, visit the General Access Computer Labs web site.

Office 365

UWM students get access to Office 365, a powerful document management and collaboration platform. Going far beyond email and calendar, Office 365 has document storage and collaboration utilities, video conferencing software, and powerful business intelligence platforms.

Click here for more information on Office 365 and download instructions for the Microsoft suite.

read&write

Overview:
Read&Write software is a discrete, customizable toolbar that integrates reading, writing, studying, and research support tools with common applications.The software has features that benefit all students, and particular features are especially beneficial to struggling readers, writers, and students with learning disabilities. Additionally, English language learners can build confidence and independence to succeed at home, work and school. This software is available at no cost to UWM students.

How to get the Software:
UWM students can obtain read&write for free through the texthelp website. Please follow the following link and click on the “Try Now >” button. Once you have the software installed it is imperative that you login using your UW-Milwaukee email account, as this will bypass the 30-day trial.


For technical support – Please contact u.s.info@texthelp.com or 888-248-0652
For other questions – Please contact Shannon Aylesworth, email – aylessr@uwm.edu.


Software Brief – read&write

SAS
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Overview:
SAS fully uses multi-core technologies to deliver increased processing capabilities through high-performance, in-database and in-memory analytic resulting in greater insights more quickly from big data and streaming data.

Note: The license term for SAS Educational and Administrative Volume license period are from August 1st through July 31st of the following calendar year. Licenses are valid through the end of the current license period regardless of the purchase date.

How to get the Software:
UW-Milwaukee students can get SAS for home-use from the SoftwareShop.

Once you have completed the order, an email will be sent to you containing further information on how to obtain the software.


Software Brief – SAS


SAS FAQs:

Will SAS install on Windows 8/8.1 computer/laptop?
Yes, you should be able to. The SAM office tested and was able to install the software successfully on Windows 8.1 machine.
How do I install SAS on Windows OS 64bit?
  1. Find the application setup.exe. Double-click that application. If Windows asks you if you want to allow the program to make changes, select Yes.
  2. The SAS Deployment Wizard should launch. Select the language you wish to use for the installation process (English is the default) and click OK.
  3. The SAS Deployment Wizard may take several minutes to load, and does not show a progress bar. This is normal.
  4. On the Select Deployment Task window, choose Install SAS Software. Click Next>.
  5. On the Specify SAS Home window, keep the default installation directory. Click Next>
  6. On the Select Deployment Type window, select Install SAS Foundation and Related Software. Click Next>.
  7. On the Select Products to Install window, make sure everything is selected. Click Next.
  8. On the Specify SAS Installation Data window, browse to the location of your current license file. This should already be in the default location. Click Next>.
  9. On the Select Language Support window, choose which languages you wish to be supported on your installation. By default, all languages will be installed. We recommend that you first click the Clear All button, which deselects all languages except English. You may then add back any individual languages you would prefer. Click Next>.
  10. On the Select Regional Settings window, make sure the Language (Region) [Local] is set to English. Click Next>.
  11. On the Default Product for SAS File Types window, make sure SAS Foundation is selected. Click Next>.
  12. On the Checking System window, click Next>.
  13. On the Deployment Summary window, click Start.
  14. The installation process can take several hours. After all of the installations have completed, click Next>.
  15. If asked to send information back to SAS, select Do Not Send. Click Next>.
  16. On the Additional Resource window, click Finish.
How do I renew my license?

The only way to renew SAS is to repurchase SAS from the SoftwareShop before the license expired at the end of the license term. The SoftwareShop will only be selling the newest version of any Software.The Software Asset Management office does support 2 version back of most of the software. If you are planning to renew an older version of SAS, please make a note of it in the customer note box. The customer note box is located in the check our page (please see image below).

What is in the Base Products for SAS?

All Standard SAS/ACCESS Engines, including the products:

  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Aster
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Hadoop
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to MySQL
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Netezza
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to OLE DB
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PostgreSQL
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to SAP HANA
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase IQ
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata

SAS/ACCESS Interface to VerticaEducation Analytical Suite, including the products:

  • Base SAS
  • SAS Bridge for Esri
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS Integration Technologies
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Aster
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to DB2
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to MySQL
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Netezza
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to ODBC
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to OLE DB
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Oracle
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Sybase IQ
  • SAS/ACCESS Interface to Teradata
  • SAS/AF
  • SAS/ASSIST
  • SAS/CONNECT
  • SAS/EIS
  • SAS/ETS
  • SAS/FSP
  • SAS/GRAPH
  • SAS/IML
  • SAS/OR
  • SAS/QC
  • SAS/SHARE
  • SAS/STAT
  • SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS/GIS
Is the software available at Campus Computer Labs?
Yes, SAS is available at UWM Campus Computer Labs. For lab locations and computer availability, visit the General Access Computer Labs web site.

SPSS

Overview:
IBM SPSS Statistics is an integrated family of products that addresses the entire analytical process, from planning to data collection to analysis, reporting and deployment. With more than a dozen fully integrated modules to choose from, you can find the specialized capabilities you need to increase revenue, outperform competitors, conduct research and make better decisions.

*The license period for SPSS licenses are from August 1st through July 31st of the following calendar year. Licenses are valid through the end of the current license period regardless of the purchase date.

How to get the Software:
UWM students can obtain the software for free through the SoftwareShop. Once the student has completed an order, a email will be sent to the student’s email with an Electronic Software Download (ESD) link where they can download and install SPSS.

STATA

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Overview:
Stata statistical software is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics. Stata is not sold in modules, which means you get everything you need in one package.

How to get the Software:
UWM students can purchase the software from the STATA GradPlan website at an academic discount. Software purchase from the STATA GradPlan website can only be installed on the student’s personal computer.

ZoomText

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Overview:
ZoomText is the world’s leading magnification and screen reading software for the visually impaired and helps countless individuals across the globe stay employed and in touch with the world.

How to get the Software:
UWM students can get access to ZoomText for their personal/home computers by going to this link.

You will need a valid “uwm.edu” email address in order to sign up.

Please Note: More discounted Student software is available through WISC Software.