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Student Related Software Applications and Tutorials

Information Technology Division at Montclair State University offers a variety of software applications that allow users to easily engage during their affiliation with the University. Below is a listing with links to related documentation:

Teaching and Learning Technologies


Canvas – University Learning Management System. Student Canvas Guide
Respondus LockDown Browser creates a restricted test-taking environment through integration with the Canvas Learning Management System.

Google Apps – Montclair State University participates in Google Apps for Education that allows for us to have access to Google Mail, Drive, Calendar, Analytics and more. Google Apps Documentation

NEST – University portal for user services. NEST Tutorial and FAQ Documents

NetID Form – Web Application that allows users to activate and manage their NetID and password. Activate/Manage NetID and Password instructions for students

HawkSync – Web Application that helps you learn about different organizations, events and co-curricular activities on campus. HawkSync User Profile Guide

Rave– Set of safety, academic and auxiliary mobile applications. Rave User Guide

SLP – Service Learning Program, web application used by students to register for courses that require a certain number of internship hours.


Software Repository Downloads

Access additional software by visiting the Software Repository application. Software that can found on this site:
  • Citrix Virtualization software that allows Windows applications to be accessed via individual devices from a shared server or cloud system.
  • EndNote (Mac and Windows) Software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references on the Windows and Macintosh desktop.
  • JMP Pro (Mac and Windows) Statistical analysis program.
  • Office 365 Microsoft subscription plans that include access to Office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Putty Secure Shell Documentation An open-source terminal emulator, serial console and network file transfer application.
  • Sophos Antivirus A security and antivirus solution that delivers advanced, real-time protection from the latest ransomware, malicious software, and hacking attempts.