Meredith College's membership with the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) provides an economical way to manage software licensing.
Productivity and support software is installed on computer lab computers, both open and departmental, and all library laptop loaners. Select packages are available for student download either through our relationship with the NCICU, part of existing education accounts, free downloads from the internet, or for purchase at discounted prices.
Microsoft Office 365 is available as a free download to all students while they are enrolled at Meredith. Students should login to their Blackboard MyMeredith account and visit the Technology Services tab for details and instructions.
Google Apps is provided to all students via their Google education account. For more information visit Google Apps.
LibreOffice is a free productivity suite for both Windows and Mac platforms. File transition between Office and Libre formats works well and is easy. For information and downloads visit LibreOffice.
G-Data Virus Protection for Windows: Any student not participating in the laptop program is eligible for a free copy of the G-Data Internet Security program for Windows. The license is good for one year and can be renewed.
Students participating in the laptop program, who require an extension, are also eligible to add aquire a new license.
All students should login to their Blackboard MyMeredith account and select the Technology Services tab for details.
Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac: Students who bring Macs to campus may take advantage of free anti-virus software provided by Sophos. Be sure to select the correct product that works with the version of Mac OS installed on your laptop. For information and downloads visit Sophos.
Atomic Learning: Meredith's site license provides access for students, family members, and employees to an automated tutorial knowledge base, providing support for PC and Mac software. Students can access AL through their Blackboard MyMeredith accounts. Contact the Help Desk for ID and password if accessing the Meredith AL Portal via the Atomic Learning Website.
Parallels Desktop for Mac and SPSS software is available for purchase at discounted prices. Use a Blackboard MyMerdith account and select the Technology Services tab for details.
Select academic software packages will be available as free downloads. Students will get notice from their professors if software packages are available. Academic software is also loaded on computer lab computers, both open and departmental, and the library laptop loaners.
Students should visit their Blackboard MyMerdith account and select the Technology Services tab for more information on academic software.
Phone: (919) 760-2803