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ITS supports a variety of public domain and site-licensed software to the Mason Community. View an A-Z listing of available here. You may also make requests for, or report issues with certain Software titles.

Mason offers several data storage solutions for your studies, research, and work.

Office 365, Mason’s email and calendar system, contains tools to support collaboration. This includes creating distribution lists for mass mailings, generic accounts for use by departments/clubs, and blocking unwanted messages (SPAM). In addition, you can request a change to how your name is displayed.

Banner is a closed system and an administrative interface that allows authorized users with legitimate needs to perform administrative duties within major functional areas. Patriot Web is a self-service site for students, faculty, and staff to manage their administrative records and accounts.

Technology Support Services (TSS) provides full-service, technical desktop support to faculty and staff for Mason-owned and -managed devices.

Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX, and more.

The Enterprise Data Integration System (EDIS) Group offers systems integration and data exchange services. The MicroStrategy platform supports interactive dashboards, scorecards, highly formatted reports, ad hoc queries, thresholds and alerts, and automated report distribution.

This is a PDF Reader that allows users to view and print PDF documents.

Mason’s Learning Management Systems (LMS), contains many tools to support teaching and learning, as well as myMason for use by departments and organizations to stay connected and informed. Poll Everywhere and Honorlock are separate services available within the Blackboard environment. Mason is in the process of bringing Canvas as the new LMS.

This service contains different offerings that can be used to automate all or part of a document process.

Webconferencing tools are available for use in classes and meetings.

Classroom Support provides assistance to faculty and staff for classroom facilities and computer classrooms.

Microsoft allows George Mason University to provide the latest version of Microsoft Office, Microsoft 365 Apps for Enterprise, and other Microsoft products at no cost.

The Architectural Standards Review Board (ASRB) is responsible for reviewing, verifying compliance, and providing recommendations for new and upgrade software and hardware procurement projects.

Prior to purchasing software or hardware that will impact data management, storage, dissemination, security, involve controlled unclassified or sensitive data, or impact user experience, and to comply with Mason's procurement policy, the Technical Business Solution Intake Process must be initiated.

The IT Security Office (ITSO) provides topic-specific presentations and training for IT security-related issues.

By using the .NET Framework 4.5 together with the C#, Visual Basic, or F# programming language, you can write Windows apps.

7-Zip is a file archiver with a high compression ratio.

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DocuSign is an electronic signature and online form workflow solution. With DocuSign, you can send online documents to people who need to sign them and then collect and manage those signatures.

Computer labs offer the university community access to computing resources and a variety of software to support learning, teaching, and research. Labs have printers available through the pay-for-print (PFP) network. To reserve equipment and/or other lab resources, select Reserve Resources.

ITS provides support for a variety of learning tools to enrich teaching and learning.

The Portfolio and Project Management Office (PPMO) supports consistent portfolio and project management practices for Information Technology Services (ITS), enabling project leaders to successfully deliver their promised value to their customers. All current projects and requests in Mason’s Project Inventory are tracked and managed via a dashboard. The dashboard consists of multiple visualizations, each offering multiple options to sort and filter the information to see what is most relevant to you.