Smartsheet Enterprise Plan

Smartsheet allows users to collaborate, manage, and report on work in real time, automate workflows, and deploy new processes at scale.

GraphPad Prism

GraphPad Prism combines scientific graphing, comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression), understandable statistics, and data organization. While it won’t replace a heavy-duty statistics program, Prism lets you easily perform basic statistical tests commonly used by laboratory and clinical researchers. Prism offers t tests, nonparametric comparisons, one-, two- and three-way ANOVA, analysis of contingency tables, and survival analysis. Analysis choices are presented in clear language that avoids unnecessary statistical jargon.


Mathematica is a software package that is ideal for communicating scientific ideas, whether visualization of a concept in an introductory level course or creating a simulation of a new idea related to research. Mathematica is commonly used in mathematical sciencesphysical sciencesbusiness and financelife sciencesengineering, and computer science.


  • Faculty, staff, and students are eligible to use products on campus or personal machines
  • Agreement supports use of products in instruction and academic research
  • Licensing is renewed annually and is available only to active students, faculty, and staff


The SAS System is an integrated suite of software for enterprise-wide information delivery. Applications include executive information systems; data entry, retrieval, and management; report writing and graphics; statistical and mathematical analysis; business planning, forecasting, and decision support; operations research and project management; statistical quality improvement; computer performance evaluation; and applications development.


SPSS Statistics is a statistical and data management package for analysts and researchers, providing a broad range of capabilities for the entire analytical process, including powerful statistics; data access, preparation, and management tools; high-quality tabular and graphical output, and a variety of reporting methods. University licenses include:

  • SPSS Statistics Base
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Bootstrapping
  • Categories
  • Complex Samples
  • Conjoint
  • Custom Tables
  • Data Preparation
  • Decision Trees
  • Direct Marketing
  • Exact Tests
  • Forecasting
  • Missing Values
  • Neural Networks
  • Regression
  • SamplePower
  • Visualization Designer


Stata is a complete, integrated statistical package that provides the tools needed for data analysis, data management, and graphics. Stat/Transfer converts data between different spreadsheet and statistical programs, including Stata, Excel, JMP, Matlab, Minitab, SPSS, and SAS.


MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. MATLAB is used in a variety of application areas including signal and image processing, control system design, finance, engineering, and medical research.

Amira Software

Amira Software is a powerful, comprehensive, and versatile 2D–5D solution for visualizing, analyzing and understanding life science and biomedical research data from many image modalities, including Optical and Electron Microscopy, CT, MRI and other imaging techniques. With incredible speed and flexibility, Amira Software supports advanced 2D–5D bioimaging workflows in research areas ranging from structural and cellular biology to tissue imaging, neuroscience, preclinical imaging and bioengineering. From any 3D image data, including time series and multi-channel, Amira Software delivers a comprehensive range of data visualization, processing and analysis capabilities. Amira Software allows life science and biomedical researchers to gain invaluable insights into their data, at different scales and from any modality.


This chemical drawing program features chemical warnings, graphical file formats, structure perspective tool, floating periodic table and character map, LabArt, multi-page docs, stereochemistry, atom numbering, structure and style templates, a large choice of bonds and arrows, full color drawing, MS Office integration, improved graphic display and image, customizable arrow tools, color-faded shapes, and terminal carbon labeling.


The IMSL Fortran, C/C++ and C# Numerical Libraries provide pre-written mathematical and statistical algorithms that can be imbedded into Fortran, C/C++, C# for .NET, and Java applications. JMSL for Java applications combines integrated charting with IMSL Library algorithms. PV-WAVE is an array-oriented programming language used to build and deploy visual data analysis applications. TS-WAVE is for advanced time series analysis, and JWAVE’s multiple graphical and visualization techniques allows for web-based visual data analysis across platforms.


LabVIEW is used for test, measurement, and control. LabVIEW allows development of intuitive block diagrams for I/O, analysis, and presentation needs. LabVIEW performs many functions from data acquisition to advanced embedded software development. The University’s LabVIEW license may be used for both teaching and academic research.


ArcGIS is a powerful desktop and server tool for mapping and analysis through the application of geographic knowledge. ArcGIS can perform spatial analysis while combining independent tabular data layers with maps, imagery and 3D geographic features. ArcGIS will be available on the CIRC platform for intensive research applications. ArcGIS also comes with web apps and device apps to share your work with others in across the University. These apps run on smartphones, tablets, web browsers, and desktops, and support a range of tasks and workflows. Under this license, all standard Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI) modules are included.


EndNote organizes references, images, PDFs, and other files in your personal EndNote database. It also imports citations from online databases that you have searched and creates and formats bibliographies automatically.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.


The Qualtrics XM is a user-friendly, feature rich, web-based survey tool similar to Survey Monkey, which allows users to build, distribute, and analyze online surveys, collaborate in real-time, and export data in multiple formats. Qualtrics Research Suite should only be used for work related to your University of Rochester employment and/or academic projects related to your UR Research or pursuit of a degree.

The use of Qualtrics for Human Subjects Research or PHI are subject to compliance with HIPAA standards.  Please contact the Privacy office with questions.

University of Rochester Qualtrics license features:

  • Unlimited:
    • Responses
    • Questions per project
    • Survey projects per user
  • Survey’s can contain customized:
    • Branding
    • Branching
    • Skip
    • Display logic, etc.
  • Embedded data
  • All questions except file upload & signature
  • Email, QR code, and social media distributions
  • Auto thank yous and reminders
  • Export options:
    • File formats:
      • CVS
      • TSV
    • SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Sciences)
    • Tableau
    • Google Drive
  • Basic reports / graphs
  • Collaboration with other users

Microsoft Office

As part of the Office 365 ProPlus pilot program, users with Office 365 email in select departments can download the latest version of Microsoft Office free of charge as part of the Microsoft Campus Agreement. You can install Microsoft Office on up to five computers or devices, either University owned or personally owned.

Oracle Database (Departmental use only)

The University agreement provides access to the Oracle Enterprise Edition which includes:

  • Database Management Packs:
    • Oracle Database Enterprise Edition
    • Oracle Database Lifecycle Management Pack
    • Oracle Diagnostics Pack
    • Oracle Tuning Pack
    • Oracle Identity and Access Management Suite Plus
  • Java Engine
  • Workflow Engine
  • Intermedia and Oracle Text
  • Advanced Queuing and Replication
  • Rolling Updates
  • Incremental Backup and Recovery
  • Standby Database and Recovery Manager
  • Flashback Database
  • Oracle Dataguard (for Disaster Recovery)
  • Virtual Private Database (for Security)
  • Fine Grained Auditing (for Security)
  • Parallel Query/DML (for Performance)
  • Data Compression (for Performance)
  • Bitmap Indices and Parallel Bitmap-Star query
  • Connection Manager and Pooling
  • Automatica Storage Manager (ASM)
  • Visual Information and Retrieval
  • Drivers (ODBC, MPI, OLE, OCI)
  • Transportable Tablespaces (including cross platform)
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager and Grid Control (Web-based Management Console)


JMP dynamically links statistics with graphics to interactively explore, understand and visualize data. Includes a comprehensive set of statistical tools, experimental designs, and statistical quality control functions.