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Downloads at Illinois State University

Below you will find links to software offered through Illinois State University. When downloading software and when prompted, choose to Save the file to a familiar location, such as your desktop. After the download completes, locate the file where you saved it and launch it.

If you receive a Security warning that states, “The publisher could not be verified,” click Run.

For a listing of all IT services and software available at Illinois State University, view the Software and Service Catalog.

Avira Anti-Virus for Mac

Download Avira Anti-Virus for Mac

Avira is the recommended anti-virus product for macOS.

Cherwell Desktop Client

Download the Cherwell Desktop Client

Use the Cherwell Desktop Client to manage incidents, service requests, configuration items, knowledge articles, and more. Available for university IT staff only.

NOTE: The Cherwell Desktop Client is only available for Windows devices.

Cisco AnyConnect

Windows Mac

VPN is a software that allows for a secure connection between your computer and some restricted Illinois State University resources.

VPN is not required to access commonly used resources such as email, ReggieNet, or Office 365.

After installation, if you receive a login error you may need to request access here: VPN Access Request Form. This may take 24-48 hours to complete.

VPN Setup Help: How to Use CiscoAnyConnect VPN Client

Some resources that require VPN include:

  • Connecting to network drives
  • Viewing paychecks in iPeople
  • Accessing databases

Cisco Jabber

Windows | Mac

Cisco Jabber is a messaging application for faculty and staff who are licensed for its use with the campus unified communications initiative.

Cisco Jabber requires access to be granted prior to use. If you receive the following error on login please submit a Jabber Access request Here.

Error: Cannot find your services automatically. Click advanced settings to set up manually

Lab Utilities

Download

This software is to be installed on computers in the campus computer labs. It contains the Log Off utility, the iSaver screen saver, and the Map Network Drives utility.

NOTE: To use these lab utilities, you must install the latest version of .NET Framework. Use the typical install option to install all three lab utilities. Use the custom install option to install only selected lab utilities.

Respondus LockDown Browser

Windows | Mac

Use Respondus LockDown Browser to take ReggieNet assessments from a locked browser. This download is available for students who have an assessment in ReggieNet that requires the use of LockDown Browser.

uPrint (Pharos)

Pharos uPrint allows users to print from anywhere on campus and pick up their print jobs at a designated uPrint Release Station. No software is required to use uPrint. The uPrint web portal can be accessed athttps://uprint.illinoisstate.edu/

VPN Profile

Mac iPhone

Install the VPN profile for your operating system or device to access restricted resources at Illinois State University

(Mac) For instructions, please refer to Installing the VPN profile on Mac OS X 10.7 and Later

(iOS) You must download this file using Safari on your iPhone or iPod Touch. For instructions, refer to Installing the VPN profile for iOS

VPN is not required to access commonly used resources such as email, ReggieNet, or Office 365.

After installation, if you receive a login error you may need to request access here: VPN Access Request Form. This may take 24-48 hours to complete.

Some resources that require VPN include:

  • Connecting to network drives
  • Viewing paychecks in iPeople
  • Accessing databases

Zoom Client

The Zoom client allows you to host and join meetings from your desktop. This download is available to current faculty, staff, and students.
Windows | Mac