Beloit provides some necessary communication, collaboration, productivity, and security software to current students at no cost. Abbreviated information on some software is available below - for more details on campus software, please visit LITS Service Catalog - Software & Applications.
LITS requires that any computers connecting to the campus network have antivirus software with up-to-date virus definitions installed. You are welcome to use any antivirus software that you prefer. LITS offers Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) to any currently enrolled students for use on Apple or Windows-based computers. Installation instructions and file download links can be found at the link below. You will be required to provide your current Beloit College account credentials before proceeding to the download page.
Beloit College uses the Google G Suite for Education platform for email, calendaring, productivity, and collaboration. To access campus G Suite applications, navigate to mail.beloit.edu and use your Beloit account credentials to login. Gmail will be displayed by default, but other G Suite applications can be accessed from the app launcher in the upper right corner. For more information on G Suite applications:
Microsoft Office & Office 365
Beloit College has a site license for Microsoft Office and Office 365. The Office Suite is installed on all college-owned computers on campus, including those in campus computer labs and public spaces. Office 365 is a cloud-based version of the Office suite that is available for students to utilize on their personal computer. Students may access their Office 365 account using their Beloit account credentials to unlock the full features of the Office.com site.
Apporto Virtual Desktop
Beloit College utilizes the Apporto Virtual Desktop service to enable 24/7 access to licensed software traditionally only available in campus computer labs. Apporto is a cloud-based application that is accessible via any device with a web browser. For more information on the Apporto service: