Computers and Software
Key information that may help with your computer purchase decision. Suggested requirements, purchase options, and FAQs.
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.
Information you need regarding installation of Microsoft Office, Office 365 information and Microsoft Teams
Learn more about the licensed software that is available to install for Ursinus students, faculty and staff.
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.
Remote Connections and VPN
Access your drives from off-campus using the VPN (virtual private network)