Campus software is provided to the Campus Community as a courtesy, for security purposes, or as a means to access a specific Campus system. All software provided here is licensed for use only on Campus owned computer systems unless otherwise stated.

CNS currently provides software in the following categories to the Campus Community:

  • Library Access Software
  • Business Systems Access Software
  • Security/Remote Systems Access Software

Microsoft Office Suite: Microsoft Office is available for free to all ESF faculty, staff, and students using your ESFiD credentials through the Microsoft Portal: For ESF-owned equipment requiring a Windows installation or Office Suite upgrade, please send an email to to obtain a copy of a qualifying Microsoft product for your Campus PC.

Additional software:

SAS: SAS is available at a discount through an agreement with SU. Ordering details can be found on the SU ITS Web SAS order form page.

MiniTab: Minitab is available at no cost for installation on College and personally-owned PCs. You can access this and other select software through our software distribution site:

Most of the products listed to the left can only be purchased for installation on State/College/Research Foundation owned computer equipment, or personally owned PCs that reside on the ESF Campus, through the normal college purchasing process. You may not be able to install them on personally owned computer equipment that resides at home.