Applications and Software

Learn about UND supported software and applications and find troubleshooting steps to resolve common issues.

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UND Labs Anywhere (Apporto)

UND Labs Anywhere (Apporto) is a virtual computer lab that allows you to run specialized systems and classroom software in a web browser.

Adobe Products

Software information for Adobe products, including Creative Cloud and Acrobat Pro DC.


AutoCAD can create any 2D drawing and 3D model or construction that can be drawn by hand. The program also allows the user to group or layer objects, keep objects in a database for future use, and manipulate properties of objects, such as size, shape, and location.

AutoCAD has numerous applications in a wide range of fields. The program can be used for simple projects, such as graphs or presentations, or complex designs, like drawing up the architecture of a building.


Starfish Retention Solutions is a system which assists with student retention, by identifying risk factors and connecting students with resources and support to help students achieve their academic goals.

Starfish can be accessed from the Blackboard login page. From the Blackboard login page, click on the Starfish module. You will log in to Starfish using your NDUS.Identifier (ex: username and password (same as used for Campus Connection and Blackboard).

Campus Connection

Campus Connection (Campus Solutions) is the student administration system of Oracle’s PeopleSoft product. It is used for students to register for classes, check their bill, and other administration functions. Campus Connection is used throughout the North Dakota University System.

Library Systems

Software and applications specific to the Library, such as EZproxy.

Office 365

UND uses Microsoft Office 365 for university email, which also includes calendaring and storage options.

Perceptive Content

Formerly ImageNow by Perceptive Software, Perceptive Content is the document imaging system used by UND. Perceptive Content works by capturing documents electronically and storing them on a central server. Once they have been captured they are inspected for quality and indexed with document keys, so they can be easily searched and retrieved.

SPSS Statistics

SPSS Statistics is a software package used for interactive, or batched, statistical analysis. It is used by several departments and is available through Citrix.


Vevox allows for the creation and deployment of polls, simple surveys, as well as allowing participants to submit questions to a Q&A board during sessions.

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Pinned Article Check the status of NDUS systems

Link to the NDUS System Status page and how to subscribe for email and text notifications.

Pinned Article Clear Web Browser Cache, Cookies, and Site Data

Clearing your browser's cache, cookies, and site data can help solve many issues related to accessing and using browser-based resources.

Pinned Article Get Windows 10 or 11 Education Edition for Students

UND students are eligible to redeem a license key for both Windows 10 Education and Windows 11 Education Editions at no cost through Microsoft's Azure for Students program.

UND does not currently provide faculty or staff with free or discounted licenses for Windows 10 or 11 Education Editions. Please leave feedback on this article if you would like to see this offered.

Pinned Article Install apps from the Software Center

Learn to use Software Center to install commonly used applications provided by UND IT on a university owned computer.

Pinned Article Preparing to work remotely as a faculty/staff

Do you need to work from home? Headed to a conference and need access to your work files? Self-quarantined for illness?

Allow apps from the macOS App Store, and identified developers

Change macOS settings to allow applications from outside the App Store

Change computer default audio

Steps to change default audio on Windows or Mac.

Faculty Success (formerly Digital Measures)

Learn about the Faculty Success tools for faculty.

Find Windows version

Need to know if you are using a Windows 10, 64-bit? Or Windows 7, 32-bit?

Get Aperio Technical Assistance

It is best to contact your instructor if you need Aperio technical assistance. Please use your course syllabus to find the email address for you course instructor. If you course instructor does not respond to your concerns within 3 business days then please contact Janna Schill at or 701-777-6302.

Get MatLAB

Step-by-step guide to create an account, download, and install MATLAB.

Get Started with Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Eligibility requirements and license request info for Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Install & Basic Use of AssetCloud by WASP

Basic Navigation of WASP AssetCloud for Mobile and Web

Install iOS Apps from Self Service

​​​​​​​Jamf's Self Service Mobile for iOS allows you to access iOS apps and eBooks to mobile devices that you can install on a school-managed iPad or iPhone.

Install OriginLab software

OriginLabs software is a graphing and analysis software available to UND students enrolled in specific STEM courses. If you do not know if your department has provided licensing for you to use the software, please check with your department or instructor.

Install Respondus Lockdown Browser With Aleks

Instructions for installing the Respondus Lockdown Browser with Aleks for math exams.

Java JAR Files Wont Open

Use this method when Windows will not properly launch JAVA .jar files.

Linux Use at UND

UND UIT does not support any distribution or variation of Linux operating systems. Linux compatibility with UND systems, while sometimes possible, is not guaranteed or supported.

Order Course Textbooks - UND Bookstore

Steps for where and how to purchase course textbooks.

Preparing to return to campus work as a faculty/staff

Returning to campus work? Find what you to get your technology back up and running on campus.

Print only selected PDF pages

Steps to print only specific pages in a PDF.

TeamViewer alternatives

Please do not use the free version of this app on any UND computer as it poses serious security issues.

Turn off or make an exception for pop-up blocker

Links to show how to adjust pop-blocker settings for each browser.

Update my computer

A step by step guide to check for and install updates for both Windows and Mac computers.

Update my UND Directory Profile

Instructions for updating your profile in the UND Directory.