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Adobe Creative Cloud is a service that gives users access to the Adobe suite of software for graphic design, video editing, web development applications, and cloud services.

Download Adobe CC

Adobe CC Tutorials

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The University and Departmental websites are built and maintained with the specific content management software, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).

Users designated from within their departments obtain access to their individual sites/pages and receive basic training at that time.

Additional training, references and resources can be found at the sites listed below.

Adobe AEM Training and Manual

Training Resources for Applications used in Connection with VU Websites


Today’s challenges will be solved by tomorrow’s designers. That’s why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources.

AutoDesk Software Catalog

AutoDesk Design Academy


ChemDraw is the world’s leading scientific drawing program. Hundreds of thousands of users benefit from its ease of use, high quality output, robust chemical intelligence, rich set of biological tools and integration in the ChemOffice Professional suite and with many third party products.

ChemDraw Villanova Site License

ChemDraw Webinars


E-Prime provides a truly easy-to-use environment for computerized experiment design, data collection, and analysis. E-Prime provides millisecond precision timing to ensure the accuracy of your data. E-Prime's flexibility to create simple to complex experiments is ideal for both novice and advanced users.

E-Prime Inquiries

E-Prime Training


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.

Download IBM SPSS

IBM SPSS Tutorials


JMP Pro is the data analysis tool of choice for hundreds of thousands of scientists, engineers and other data explorers worldwide. JMP Pro is available for both PC and Mac.

Download JMP Pro

JMP® Academic Webinar Series


Maple is math software that combines the world's most powerful math engine with an interface that makes it extremely easy to analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems.

Download Maple

Maple Training, Tutorials, and Webinars


MATLAB helps you take your ideas beyond the desktop. You can run your analyses on larger data sets and scale up to clusters and clouds. MATLAB code can be integrated with other languages, enabling you to deploy algorithms and applications within web, enterprise, and production systems.

Download MATLAB

MATLAB Academy and Webinars


The NVIDIA GPU Educators Program provides teaching materials and GPU resources for use in university classrooms and labs to empower today’s students with the deep learning and accelerated computing skills they’ll need tomorrow.

NVIDIA GPU Educators Program

Professors, Researchers and Advisors should complete the online GPU Grant Request Form to request a GPU for research purposes for themselves and/or their teams.

GPU Grant Program


Office 365 is a communication and collaboration service hosted by Microsoft. These services and data will be hosted in data-centers owned and managed by Microsoft. It gives users to rich and familiar access to Office Online and OneDrive.  By utilizing the services, the university will be able to take advantage of all the benefits Office 365 has to offer.

Microsoft Office 365 and OneDrive Training Resources

Download Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Training

Microsoft OneDrive Training

Microsoft Office Training Center

VU Office 365 FAQs


Qualtrics is an on-line software platform for a variety of data collection and analysis methods.  

All users should familiarize themselves with the University IRB policies, as well as the Laws and Regulations listing, before utilizing Qualtrics as a tool for research:

    - Information Security and Privacy Laws and Regulations

    - Institutional Review Board

Signing up for a Qualtrics account through the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, requires that you are an employee of the college. 

Request a Qualtrics Account

We advise all Qualtrics users to register for and attend a "Quick Start with Qualtrics" webinar before using the product.

All users who wish to create surveys beyond the scope of what is covered in the "Quick Start with Qualtrics" webinar are advised to register for and attend the "Advanced Survey Building" webinar.

Qualtrics Webinars

The Qualtrics FAQs contains answers to the most common issues seen within Qualtrics. You may also speak to a Qualtrics support specialist through their online chat window, or submit a an email to the Qualtrics support team. 

Qualtrics FAQs

The number to the Qualtrics support line is in the link below. Please be sure you have exhausted all training and support resouces listed above before calling Qualtrics for assistance. 

Qualtrics Support Number



Raven Lite is a free software program that lets users record, save, and visualize sounds as spectrograms and waveforms. Raven Lite is intended for students, educators, and hobbyists, and can be used for learning about sounds, as an aid in birdsong recognition, and in musical instruction.

Download Raven Lite


SOLIDWORKS solutions cover all aspects of your product development process with a seamless, integrated workflow—design, verification, sustainable design, communication and data management. Designers and engineers can span multiple disciplines with ease, shortening the design cycle, increasing productivity and delivering innovative products to market faster.




Stata is a complete, integrated statistical software package that provides everything you need for data analysis, data management, and graphics.

STATA on vDesktop

STATA Training


Wolfram Mathematica (sometimes referred to as Mathematica) is a symbolic mathematical computation program, sometimes called a computer algebra program, used in many scientific, engineering, mathematical, and computing fields.

Wolfram Mathematica @ VU

Wolfram Mathematica Tutorials