Computers and Software

Laptop Recommendations

Key information that may help with your computer purchase decision. Suggested requirements, purchase options, and FAQs.

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Borrowing Technology

Various types of technology can be checked out by students, faculty, and staff at the Learning Curve.

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Accessing Shared Drives

Accessing or mapping a drive means that you want permanent access to a folder that is currently residing on another computer, server, or network storage device. Windows will assign a new drive letter to the folder and it can be accessed just like any other drive connected to your computer. Mac will add a link/icon for the drive.

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Microsoft Office

Information you need regarding installation of Microsoft Office, Office 365 information and Microsoft Teams

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Licensed Software

Learn more about the licensed software that is available to install for Ursinus students, faculty and staff.

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Free Personal Use Software

View a list of links to available open source (free) software- from video editing to mathematics software and everything in between.

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Remote Connections and VPN

Access your drives from off-campus using the VPN (virtual private network)

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