Software Installation Instructions

Adobe Software

Adobe Creative Suite is available to Students and Staff.

Campus-Owned Machines

Contact the IT Support Desk [pdf] to perform your software installation.

Faculty and Staff

Purchase Microsoft Office 365 University Edition at Spartan Bookstore/Microsoft Products.

FileMaker Pro Advanced

FileMaker's workplace innovation platform makes it easy to design and create custom apps and databases for Windows, Mac, mobile devices, and the web, with multiple means to share solutions with others and to integrate with other technologies.

SJSU students can download FileMaker Pro Advanced by completing the instructions on FileMaker Software Allowance for SJSU Students.


DocuSign is an application that provides electronic signature technology and digital transaction management services for facilitating electronic exchanges of contracts and signed documents.


Lucidchart is an easy-to-use cloud-based application for creating flowcharts and diagrams. 


Microsoft Windows, Office, Project 

Microsoft Windows and Office are available at low or no cost to Faculty, Staff and Students. Note that Microsoft Project requires management approval. 

Student, Faculty & Staff Owned Machines

Visit Microsoft Office for StudentsThe Office Edition reports to the SJSU central server. 

For Campus Owned Machines

Software installation should be performed by desktop/lab technical support staff. View the IT Support Contact List [pdf] [pdf] to locate your department IT Tech.

Faculty & Staff Owned Machines 

Microsoft  Work at Home Software can be ordered at the San Jose State University‚Äôs Academic Software Center.

Microsoft Key Management

Only for Desktop Support and IT Tech Personnel

Microsoft Key Management provides a way to activate volume license editions of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.


OnBase is a document management system used by multiple departments on campus to store document images and files on a central server. OnBase enables scanning, storage, and retrieval of paper documents as well as importing, storage and retrieval of electronic files.

Sophos Antivirus Software

Sophos antivirus software offers business-grade security protection against ransomware, malicious software and hacking attempts for your personal or campus-owned machine. To download Sophos Antivirus, visit SJSU Antivirus.

SAS Statistical Software

SAS software is only available to university faculty for university related research. Because SJSU has a limited number of SAS licenses, requests for this software must be approved, please fill out the Software Request form to obtain this software: Software License Request


AMOS software is only available to university faculty. Because SJSU has a limited number of AMOS licenses, requests for this software must be approved, please fill out the Software Request form to obtain this software: Software License Request

SPSS Statistical Software from IBM

SPSS software from IBM is available to all currently enrolled students, faculty and staff. Please review the installation instructions folder in order to obtain the SPSS license key: SPSS Statistical Software Download.

For Other Applications

Visit eCampus - for Canvas, Camtasia, Snagit, Zoom, Turitin, and other applications