Student Resources

BGSU offers users a variety of free and discounted software and support, just for being a student! The below list outlines our most common student resources.

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Microsoft Office | Office 365

The Microsoft Office 365 suite includes Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneDrive and many other Microsoft Office tools. BGSU students can install the software on up to five different devices.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES

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Virus Removal

The Technology Support Center can remove viruses located on personal devices.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES
Business/University Use: YES
 

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Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

Runs large statistical operations and return data. SAS is installed in many computer labs across campus, but can also be installed on personal machines by  bringing them to the Technology Support Center (TSC).

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Mathematica

Mathematica is a statistical tool used for academic research and teaching. It provides an environment for all areas of technical computing - including neural networks, machine learning, image processing, geometry, data science, etc.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Hardware Support

The Technology Support Center can perform repairs on personal Dell and Apple devices.

Cost: Warranty services are FREE | Costs for devices not under warranty are TBD
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES
 

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ChemBioOffice

ChemBioOffice is an integrated suite of scientifically intelligent productivity tools that enables researchers to capture, store, retrieve and a share data and information on compounds, reactions, materials and their properties.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Data Destruction & Recycling

The TSC can wipe or destroy sensitive data on personal devices. They can also recycle personal devices and accessories.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES

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OneDrive

OneDrive provides users with a file storage solution that allows for sharing and collaboration with individuals both on and off campus similar to Dropbox.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES
Business/University Use: YES

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MatLab

MatLab allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Python.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES

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Qualtrics

Qualtrics is an online survey software. The application allows a user to build surveys in which to gain insight into areas including institutional assessment, faculty evaluation and student satisfaction.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES
 
 

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Top Hat

Top Hat is a classroom engagement and polling software for mobile devices that helps to make teaching fun and effective. Many BGSU instructors require that students have Top Hat installed for use in class.

Cost: $16 for 1 semester | $24 for 1 year | $ 45 for 5 years
Personal Use: NO   
Business/University Use: YES
 
 

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Hoonuit

Hoonuit is a web-based training tool created to help address the needs of higher education institutions. It offers an extensive library of professional development and learning resources including video tutorials & skill assessment tools.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: YES 
Business/University Use: YES

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R

R is a programming language & software environment for statistical computing/graphics. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistacal software & data analysis.

Cost: FREE
Personal Use: Yes 
Business/University Use: YES