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Supported Technology & Student Systems

Student Systems

For Faculty and Staff: An overview of online tools used to manage student records and support student activities at DePauw.

For Students: A reference for the online tools used to manage your activities, connect to resources, and review your records at DePauw.

Core Desktop Applications

Antivirus protection

Symantec AntiVirus

Desktop and laptop operating systems

Windows 11, macOS Monterey through Ventura, Oracle VirtualBox for Mac

Email, calendaring, and collaboration tools

Google Workspace

Includes Gmail, Calendar, Drive cloud storage, Google Docs, Google Forms (survey tools), Google Meet (video conferencing), and Google Earth, among other tools

Image, graphics, and multimedia design

Adobe Fireworks, Photoshop, Flash

Office productivity - word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.

Microsoft Office 365 (Windows and Mac)

Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Statistical software


Web authoring

BigTree CMS, Google Sites


Faculty & staff desktops and laptops

HP, HP Tablet PCs, Apple, Dell

Student Program Laptops

Students are encouraged to bring with them a system of their choice based on our hardware recommendations or you can purchase one of our Preferred Systems. See Student Laptop Program for details.

Shared departmental printers

Hewlett Packard or Canon printer/copiers

Individual faculty or staff member printers

Hewlett Packard DeskJet/InkJets

Note: As part of the University's sustainability initiatives and cost-savings efforts, faculty and staff members are encouraged to use shared network printers rather than individual desktop units.

Technology labs and classrooms

HP, Apple, and Dell desktops or thin-client workstations, HP Tablet PCs, Wacom pen-enabled displays

Last updated: 31-Jul-2023