The workstations in IS-managed labs have three types of software loaded, general software, specialized software, and accessibility software.
General software includes the MS Office suite and other software that all UMKC students may find useful, regardless of their major. IS provides Student Assistants to help you use the general software loaded on lab machines.
Specialized software is class-specific software that only students in certain degree tracks will need. Please see your professor for assistance using class-specific software. This software varies depending on which lab you are using.
Accessibility software is used to enhance navigation for people with disabilities and is installed on specific workstations within the IS labs.
It is installed on the following workstations:
- Miller Nichols Library 2nd Floor Lab #45
- Health Sciences Building 3304 Lab #03
- Royall Hall 303 Lab #17 and #38
- Student Union 210 Lab #18
IS maintains a consistent, stable computing environment in all of its labs. Ensuring this level of quality means limiting the available software for the most part to those applications faculty request to support their teaching initiatives. New software is added three times a year, at the start of each semester. Software submissions are subject to review for proper licensing and compatibility with the existing software set.
The software request process, which contains further instructions, can be found here.
Please refer to the following for a complete list of what software is available in General Use and Departmental labs and where you can find the software you need for your classes.
Note that General Use labs are open to all university students; however, Departmental labs are only open to students taking classes within that department.
- Remote access available in RooLabs Online
- Apple macOS lab.
|Accessibility Applications (ADA workstations will be marked in each IS lab)|
|Universal Applications (available in all labs)|
|Adobe Creative Cloud|
|FileZilla FTP Client|
|Microsoft Office 365 (Access, Excel, InfoPath, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word)|
|Respondus LockDown Browser Lab|
|Arts & Sciences Applications (Royall Hall 303)|
|CRAN R and R-Studio|
|MatLab (View Toolboxes)|
|Miller Nichols Library Applications (2nd Floor)|
|School of Nursing Applications (HSB 3304)|
|Mental Health Issues - Effective Intervention Techniques|
|Mental Health Issues - Recognition and Assessment|
|Student Union Applications (SUN 210)|
If you are having problems in any of the public labs please contact one of the Lab Student Assistants for help.
If student assistants are unavailable in your lab you may also contact the UMKC Technology Support Center for assistance.