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Adobe Creative Cloud - Named User License
By Adobe
For Faculty, Staff, TSPs

This version of Adobe is for Faculty and Staff Only, assuming they have also been preauthorized to access it.
If you are a student, please see the following Adobe FAQ to determine eligibility: Adobe CC: Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible for Named User Licenses?

According to the licensing terms of LSU A&M's ETLA, the following categories of employees are eligible for Named User Licenses:

  1. All employees identified as an active Faculty employee (Full-time or Part-time)
  2. All employees identified as an active Academic employee (Full-time or Part-time)
  3. All employees identified as an active Staff employee (Full-time or Part-time). This includes Professional/Unclassified and Classified staff members. There are certain staff members that may not be licensed in specific departments, and we will be reaching out to those departments regarding impacted staff prior to Staff licensing.

Similarly, the following users are not eligible for Named User Licenses:

  1. Any employee identified as Transient, Wages as Earned and Gratis.
  2. Any students and student employees (including Graduate student employees).
  3. Any guest or affiliate user, e.g, Sponsored Guests.

For more information about Adobe Creative Cloud, please check the FAQ: https://grok.lsu.edu/Article.aspx?articleid=20279

Adobe Creative Cloud - Shared Device License
By Adobe
For Adobe Admins

These files are to be installed on LSU owned multi-user machines, e.g., Computer Labs, Departmental shared workstations for student workers, etc.

These are not for use on personal machines.

**There will be limitations on where these licenses can be installed and utilized to ensure compliance with licensing terms. For more information, contact your IT Supervisor or security@lsu.edu.

Airtable Windows
By Formagrid Inc
For Select Individuals and Groups

Airtable is an integrated relational database spreadsheet solution for databases, marketing, and real-time data use cases.


LSU Faculty and Staff can request access to Airtable for users within LSU either as an Editor or Viewer. Editors come at cost, however a Viewer role is free.

Please use the following form for requesting a new Airtable Editor or Viewer: Airtable LSU Service Request - Add/Remove Users


If you are having trouble with Airtable or have questions, please see the following GROK article for assistance: Airtable: LSU Overview 

Alertus Windows, Mac
By Alertus Technologies
For TSPs

Alertus Desktop Notification is an enterprise software solution for overriding computer displays across your network with critical alert messages.

By Apple
For Faculty, Staff

Departments are to purchase Apple products through the CDW-G supplier website in Workday. Only if CDW-G indicates in writing that the items cannot be provided are departments able to submit a non-catalog requisition to purchase directly from Apple via Apple's Online Education Store.

Apple Hardware and Software Pricing for LSU - Personal & Student Use
By Apple
For Everybody

Apple Computer offers special pricing for LSU faculty, staff and students at their online store. As a Louisiana State University student, faculty or staff member, you may purchase Mac OS X through Apple's Online Education Store at reduced academic pricing.

Discounted purchases for student and personal use can be made at www.apple.com/us-edu/store.

ArcGIS Desktop
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Grad Students, TSPs

PLEASE NOTE: ArcGIS Desktop is being retired in 2025, and the main client will transition to ArcGIS Pro. Pro will include the functionality of Desktop along with additional up-to-date features. We would recommend utilizing Pro and transitioning in 2024 for the best experience. 

Further licenses will not be generally available for ArcGIS Desktop in 2025; please reach out to software@lsu.edu if there are any issues with the transition.

For general questions or help with the transition, please see the resources provided by Esri at: ArcMap Continued Support

You can access ArcGIS Pro downloads on Tigerware here:  ArcGIS Pro on Tigerware


ArcGIS is a system that lets you easily author data, maps, globes, and models on the desktop and serve them out for use on a desktop, in a browser, or in the field via mobile devices, depending on the needs of your organization. Desktop GIS enables advanced spatial analysis, model operational processes, and visualize results on professional-quality maps.

This application allows for offline use of ArcGIS. If you are looking for ArcGIS Pro, please see the following link to sign in via myLSU and download Pro apps: https://grok.lsu.edu/article.aspx?articleid=20412

For additional info, please see Esri ArcGIS: LSU Overview


ArcGIS Pro Windows
ArcGIS Pro
For Everybody

ArcGIS Pro is the latest professional desktop GIS from Esri. With ArcGIS Pro, you can view, explore, analyze, edit, and share your maps and data. An ArcGIS Pro project can contain many maps and layouts as well as tables, charts, and other items.

ArcGIS Pro is available offline via this offering, however it is also available through online apps within the browser at https://lsu-its.maps.arcgis.com.

For instructions on how to sign in and access ArcGIS Pro, please see the following article: https://software.grok.lsu.edu/article.aspx?articleid=20412


ArcGIS Desktop is still available, however it will receive no further version updates from Esri and is being replaced with the offering on this page. It will remain available to use on an as-is basis. If you are still in need of ArcGIS Desktop 10.8 and older, please see the following link: ArcGIS Desktop

ArcGIS Server Windows, Linux
ArcGIS Server
For Staff, Grad Students, TSPs

ArcGIS is a system that lets you easily author data, maps, globes, and models on the desktop and serve them out for use on a desktop, in a browser, or in the field via mobile devices, depending on the needs of your organization. Server GIS gives you the ability to create, manage, and distribute GIS services over the Web to support desktop, mobile and Web mapping applications.

Please make sure you are using 10.9.1 when possible due to new vulnerabilities in older versions.


ArcPad Windows
For Select Individuals and Groups

ArcPad is designed for GIS professionals who require GIS capabilities in the field. It gives field-based personnel the ability to capture, edit, analyze, and display geographic information easily and efficiently.

ArcReader Windows
For Select Individuals and Groups

ArcReader is a free, easy-to-use desktop mapping application that allows users to view, explore, and print maps and globes. Anyone with ArcReader can view high-quality interactive maps authored by a high-level ArcGIS for Desktop product and published with the ArcGIS Publisher extension.

With ArcReader, you can

  • View, navigate, and print published ArcGIS maps using ArcReader (.pmf files).
  • Deploy your GIS data to novices and professionals alike.
  • Zoom, pan, and switch between map and page layout views
  • Communicate more efficiently with the ability to graphically mark up maps.
  • Print published map and globe documents, including all layer symbology and cartographic map elements on any supported printer.
  • Create custom ArcReader applications.
  • Embed ArcReader capabilities into existing applications.
For Select Individuals and Groups
The ATD Publications ebooks (pdf download) from td.org are a resource for course content and module information. For more books, visit ATD Publications Search
Avaya One-x Communicator Softphone for Windows for SIP phones
By Avaya
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Grad Students, TSPs

Avaya one-X Communicator helps users manage their communications tasks by providing enterprise users with simple, intuitive access to all of their everyday communications tools.


Installation instructions found at the following link:

Avaya One-X Communicator: Installation Instructions

By Avigilon
For Avigilon Users

The Avigilon Control Center software is available for specified users of cameras and endpoint systems.

Baton Rouge Student Discounts
By LSU Student Government
For Students, Grad Students, Student Workers

LSU Student Government provides a listing of local discounts for students. These discounts are available until the expiration dates provided on the list.

Please see the discounts at the following link: LSU Student Discounts

For questions, comments, or additions, please reach out to LSU Student Government.

By Box, Inc.
For Select Individuals and Groups

Box, Inc. is a public company based in Redwood City, California. It develops and markets cloud-based content management, collaboration, and file sharing tools for businesses.

Cambridge Structural Database System
By Cambridge Crystallographic Data Center
For Students, Faculty, Staff

The Cambridge Structural Database - The world repository of small molecule crystal structures, and is the principal product of the CCDC. It is the central focus of the CSD System, which also comprises software for database access, structure visualisation and data analysis, and structural knowledge bases derived from the CSD.

Cherwell Windows
By Cherwell
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Grad Students

Please note this software is for incident archival purposes and will only work on Windows.

If you need to submit a new ITS request, please visit itservice.lsu.edu.

Cisco Jabber Windows, Mac
Cisco Jabber
By Cisco
For Students, Faculty, Staff, Grad Students, TSPs

Cisco Jabber is a software offering for departments to use for remote phone services.

Cisco VPN Client for the LSU Network
By Cisco
For Students, Faculty, Staff

This VPN client is required for accessing on-campus network resources from off-campus locations.

For additional information see: VPN at LSU: Overview.

IMPORTANT NOTE: During the campus-wide remote contingency plan while staying at home, users on Windows and Mac devices must use GlobalProtect instead of this client. Please see the following article: GlobalProtect Overview & Download

Please click on client.vpn.lsu.edu to download the client software. NOTE: The provided link ONLY works OFF CAMPUS.

Windows & Mac Users: If you are facing any difficulty in downloading the client from the above link, please use Internet Explorer.

Linux Users: If you are facing any problems with freezing, try using the interceptor.c download provided in the download area below.

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