Faculty/Staff Software Support

Faculty/Staff Software Support

University Software

The following Microsoft software is installed on University computers:

The following Specialized Software is available for installation on computers:

How to Install Specialized Software:

There is a new method for installing some of our specialized software onto your office computer. You may now install the software yourself using a program called the Software Center.

To use the new system go to Start, in the Search Programs and Files box type in Software Center. You will see the Software Center in the results box. Clicking on this will open a list of software available for downloading to your computer.

The Software Center is easy to use just check the software you would like to have and click on Install Selected. Please be aware that some software installations will reboot your computer automatically or require you to be logged out during the install, so please save all your work before clicking the Install Selected button and then re-login if necessary.

Course Management/Classroom Software

BOLT - Log into BOLT for information on BOLT, Campus Pack, Respondus, TurningPoint, Turnitin and Bb Collaborate.

Campus Pack - Blogs, Wikis, podcasts and private journals.

Mediasite - Streaming Video
Crosstec Schoolvue

Personal/Home Software

Purchase Adobe Creative Cloud™ for home use:

Faculty and Staff members are able to order Adobe Creative Cloud™ for a nominal yearly fee under our Work at Home agreement with Adobe. Our agreement provides access to all Adobe creative tools for download and installation on your home computer. The license is for 12 months. You must have an internet connection to download the software. Creative Cloud is compatible with both Mac OS and Windows® platforms.

The ordering site is the web store at https://bloomu.onthehub.com/

Click on the Faculty/Staff tab and then the Sign In link in the top right hand corner, you will be asked to enter your university issued email address with which you will be verified.

Microsoft Office 365

Accessed via https://office365.bloomu.edu , your BU account gives you access to full Office ProPlus software installs, Office Web Apps, and OneDrive for Business cloud storage. For help with these offerings, please see the following help documents:
Introduction to Office 365 Office Web Apps and OneDrive for Business
Using OneDrive for Business on your Bloomsburg University campus computer
Microsoft Office Pro Plus for PC Installation and Activation Walkthrough
Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Installation and Activation Walkthrough

Other available software discounts

Please visit the Personal Computer/Software Purchasing Info page for more information on hardware and software discounts available to you.

PASSHE Microsoft Campus Licensing Agreement

»  The PASSHE Microsoft Campus Licensing Agreement maintains the Work at Home (WAH) licensing rights to install the current version of the Windows Operating System and the current version of Microsoft Office for Windows and Macintosh for a very nominal cost.
»  Contact the University Bookstore for details.