Available Software

Renewals to the software listed below will be made by H&S. Software products provided by Microsoft and Symantec are provided by UM IT. Requests for software not on this list should be made to the SIEF – either on a trial basis or a permanent basis.

For a list of software available from UM IT, visit the UM IT software webpage.

If you have any questions about software licensing, please contact Jared Sheffield at 243-6822

Software Renewed by H&S IT

H&S supports the renewal or purchase of Adobe products such as Acrobat.

Due to the many products that Adobe offers, they are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


IBM Amos gives you the power to easily perform structural equation modeling (SEM) to build models with more accuracy than standard multivariate statistics techniques.

Departments that use AMOS: Psychology


ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for: creating and using maps; compiling geographic data; analyzing mapped information; sharing and discovering geographic information; using maps and geographic information in a range of applications; and managing geographic information in a database.

Departments that use ArcGIS: Division of Biological Sciences; Geography; Geosciences; Social Sciences


AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application that can be used to produce drawings both in 2D and 3D formats.

Departments that use AutoCAD: Chemistry; Geosciences; Physics & Astronomy


ChemDraw is the drawing tool of choice for chemists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in ELNs, databases and publications and for querying chemical databases.

Departments that use ChemDraw: Chemistry


ENVI is used to process and analyze geospatial imagery used to evaluate biodiversity, detect and identify targets, plan emergency response efforts and a variety of other applications important to understanding the world.

Departments that use ENVI: Geography

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Fordisc is an interactive computer program, running under Windows, for classifying adults by ancestry and sex using any combination of standard measurements.

Departments that use Fordisc: Anthropology

National Instruments

LabVIEW is system design software that provides engineers and scientists with the tools needed to create and deploy measurement and control systems through unprecedented hardware integration. LabVIEW inspires you to solve problems, accelerates your productivity, and gives you the confidence to continually innovate

Departments that use LabView: Division of Biological Sciences; Chemistry; Physics & Astronomy


Maple helps you analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems.

Departments that use Maple: Computer Science; Mathematical Sciences


MAPublisher transforms Adobe Illustrator into a powerful cartographic authoring tool. It bridges the gap between Geographic Information Systems and graphic design.

Departments that use MAPublisher: Geography


Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields and other areas of technical computing.

Departments that use Mathematica: Mathematical Sciences


MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation.

Departments that use MatLab: Chemistry; Computer Science; Division of Biological Sciences; Geosciences; Mathematical Sciences

Stat Model

Mplus is a powerful statistical program for estimating a wide range of models containing latent, or unobserved, variables. Unlike other structural equation modeling software, Mplus can handle models with both continuous and categorical latent variables.

Departments that use Mplus: Psychology

QSR International

NVIVO is an analysis package that takes “qualitative” data from unstructured datasets such as surveys, spreadsheets, or general documentation, and draw observations and trends from the data.

Departments that use QSR NVivo: Geography; Social Sciences

SAS Institute Inc.

SAS allows someone to perform: retrieval, data management, and data mining; report writing and graphics; statistical analysis; business planning, forecasting, and decision support; operations research and project management; quality improvement; applications development; data warehousing (extract, transform, load); platform independent and remote computing.

Departments that use SAS: Anthropology; Geography; Psychology


IBM SPSS Statistics is an integrated family of products that addresses the entire analytical process, from planning to data collection to analysis, reporting and deployment. With more than a dozen fully integrated modules to choose from, you can find the specialized capabilities you need to increase revenue, outperform competitors, conduct research and make better decisions.

Departments that use IBM SPSS Statistics: Communication Studies; Economics; Division of Biological Sciences; Geography; Geosciences; Mathematical Sciences; Social Sciences


Stata is a general-purpose statistical software package which focuses on research, especially in the fields of economics, sociology, political science, biomedicine and epidemiology. Stata's capabilities includes data management, statistical analysis, graphics, simulations, and custom programming.

Departments that use STATA: Economics


This suite, which includes GPS Analyst extension for ArcGIS software, GPScorrect for ArcPad, TerraSync Professional software, GPS Pathfinder Office Software are all add-ons with their respective software.

Departments that use Trimble Suite: Geography; Geosciences