Software Distribution & Downloads

The Software Distribution & Downloads page is intended to assist you with downloading the required software for use in the upcoming semester. The software may be downloaded on computers that are running either Windows or MacOS. You may not redistribute this software to anyone else.

1. Click on the SharePoint button to the right – You will be directed to the BCOM sign in page

2. Enter your BCOM email and password.

Once signed in, you will see two folders: one for MacOS and another for the Windows Operating system

3. Select the option that corresponds to your computer/operating system

Each folder (MacOS/Windows) is divided into two sub-folders: Optional and Required

  • The Required folder includes software that is necessary for you to have installed on your computer. Within the folder are two sub-folders: Install Off Campus and Install On Campus. The Install Off Campus software can be installed anytime and should be installed prior to orientation. The software in the Install On Campus folder must be installed during orientation while you are at BCOM.
  • The Optional folder includes software that can be installed at your discretion, such as, Adobe Reader, Anki, Chrome & Firefox, and Webroot antivirus.

4. Install the software found in the Install Off Campus folder

  • Off Campus:
    • AirMedia – A wireless projection system that allows users to project their desktop to a display
    • Examplify* – Secure test-taking software
    • O365 Apps – Includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher, Access, and Skype
      • You may install the O365 apps on up to 5 devices/computers at a time
      • Installation instructions can be found on SharePoint
    • VitalSource Bookshelf* – Platform for accessing digital textbooks and course materials

*A separate email will be sent out with more information regarding account credentials (username and password) for the marked items

  • On Campus (Please install while on-campus during orientation week):
    • Printer Driver

5. (Optional) Install the software found in the Optional folder

  • Optional:
    • Adobe Reader – PDF viewer for viewing, printing, signing, and annotating PDFs
    • Anki – Flashcard program
    • Web Browsers – Chrome and Firefox
    • Webroot Antivirus – If you already have antivirus software but wish to use Webroot, please disable your current antivirus before installing Webroot

If you are having trouble installing any of the software, there will be a help session during orientation.

Information on the following will be provided soon, please check back often:

  • VHD (Sectra Virtual Dissector)
  • Sectra Education Portal
  • Learning Catalytics

VH Dissector – Built on real anatomy from the National Library of Medicine’s Visible Human Project®, the VH Dissector for Medical Education provides you with an integrated environment for anatomical education and reference.

 

Information on the following will be provided soon, please check back often:

  • Histotime – An email will be sent out separately with the license key (Web-based)
  • Imaios e-Anatomy
  • VHD (Sectra Virtual Dissector)
  • Sectra Education Portal
  • Learning Catalytics

This page was last updated: July 9, 2019 2:12PM