Useful Software and Applications

Useful Apps

Free apps for scanning documents from your phone:

Or use these paid versions to scan documents from your phone:

Recommended Accessories

Online and Hybrid courses may have synchronous (live) online meetings. While many laptop computers are equipped with a camera, speakers, and a microphone, using headphones with an attached microphone and a webcam for these sessions is recommended.

Downloadable Software for Academic Use

Downloading Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

All current staff, faculty, and students have access to Office 365 through their UPEI account, which allows you to download and install the Office applications on up to five computers and five mobile devices.

To access Office 365 to use its on-line features or to download Office applications to use on your computer visit the Microsoft Office portal.

Log in with UPEI email address as your username and the same password you use for other UPEI services.

SAS Statistical Analysis Software

SAS offers a University Edition which any faculty, staff, or student can download and use for academic purposes.

AutoCAD and Other AutoDesk Software

Autodesk provides open access to more than 100 products – available to students, educators, and institutions.