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The planned upgrade of engineering specific software only occurs between semester breaks. Mid-semester upgrades are allowed, but its only done at the request of a professor, and much more care is given to prevent issues with in-session classes.

Prior to the end of each semester, we start the process of planning and testing the software upgrades. We will gather all of the software titles we plan to upgrade and post them to this page, so users are aware of the changes and have time to adjust their class materials, or contact us with any concerns. Three weeks prior to the start of the next semester, we will freeze the list of software titles planned for upgrade and not make anymore updates to the list.

Planned Software Upgrades for Fall Semester 2017

  • ANSYS 18.1
  • Matlab 2017a
  • Solidworks 2017


Automatic Upgrades

The non-engineering specific software listed below will be upgraded as necessary throughout the semester for security reasons.

  • Microsoft product updates
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Mozilla FireFox
  • Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Adobe Flash Player
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Foxit PDF Reader
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • CDBurnerXP
  • FileZilla
  • Notepad++
  • PuTTY
  • VLC Media Player
  • VcXsrv
  • WinSCP
  • X2Go
  • 7-Zip