Software for students, faculty, and staff

If you're looking for software you can use free of charge on your:

There are also a host of additional software services and apps available for you to use for teaching, learning, and campus work-related tasks (see list below).


Click each section below to learn more about accessing campus software:

Cal Poly Software Hub →

The Cal Poly Software Hub is used to launch free and site-licensed software applications for Windows and Mac devices on and off-campus.



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Virtual Computer Lab →

Virtual Computer Labs is a cloud-based application streaming service that enables Cal Poly students, faculty and staff to access specialized academic software previously only available in on-campus labs—using a web browser. Programs that are currently available in Virtual Computer Labs include Minitab, MATLAB, ArcMap, JMP Pro, ArcGIS Pro, AutoCAD, Solidworks, and more. The software is organized by application type, and accessible by five different links.



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Software Purchasing (Kivuto OnTheHub) →

Cal Poly students, faculty, and staff can download various free and discounted software titles, like Adobe Creative Cloud, onto their personal devices from Kivuto OnTheHub. Cal Poly employees should contact the ITS Service Desk before downloading software onto their Cal Poly computer to ensure the software is licensed for business use.



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  Purchase software from Kivuto OnTheHub →


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Additional Campus Software Services & Apps

View Complete List of Available Software Titles →

Academic use software for teaching and learning.

Software TitleS


  • Adams
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Advanced Design System
  • Alteryx Designer
  • Anaconda
  • Ansys Fluent
  • Ansys ICEM CFD
  • ArcGIS Pro
  • ArcMap 10.8.2
  • ArtiosCAD
  • AutoCAD
  • Bluebeam Revu
  • Camtasia
  • Canvas
  • Civil 3D
  • EndNote
  • ETAP
  • Excel
  • FeatureCAM
  • Firefox
  • Flammap
  • Fluent
  • Forest Vegetation Simulator
  • GlobalProtect - Cal Poly VPN
  • Google Earth Pro
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • JMP Pro
  • LabVIEW
  • LastPass
  • LaTeXiT
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Maple
  • Mathematica
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Forms
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
  • Minitab
  • NVDA Screen Reader
  • OneDrive
  • openLCA
  • P6 Professional 21
  • PL/SQL Developer
  • Power BI
  • PowerPoint
  • Project
  • R
  • R Studio
  • Revit
  • Rhino
  • RISA 2D
  • RStudio
  • SAP2000
  • SAS
  • Small Stata
  • Snagit
  • Sophos Home
  • spColumn
  • SPSS
  • TeXShop
  • Visio
  • Vivado
  • Word
  • Zoom




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