The standard productivity software in use at Pacific University is Microsoft Office. The Microsoft Education Store sells discounted licenses of Microsoft Office to students. Note that Microsoft Office is already installed on all university owned computers. Educational copies of Microsoft Office can also be purchased through the university bookstore.
These recommendations apply to personally-owned computers only. University owned computers are protected by Symantec Endpoint Protection and a server-based version of Malware Bytes.
- Malware Bytes (Windows & Mac)
- Avast Antivirus Free (Windows & Mac)*
*Do not install if you already have a third-party antivirus program on your computer, e.g. Norton, Kaspersky, AVG.
Browsers & File Viewers
- Google Chrome (Windows & Mac)
- Adobe Reader (Windows & Mac)
- VLC Media Player (Windows & Mac)