Software Student

You require all kind of software during your study. Some you will use throughout your studies others you will only use for a specific period.

UHasselt is happy to provide you with the most of this needed software. Most of the provided software allows for use-at-home, some however only in the PC-rooms. Fortunately more an more software is available on-line in a web version.

Every software is specific and requires different steps to get the license and installer. Find these specifics in the list below!

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ADOBE

2023-2024

Visit www.academicshop.be/creativecloud for a one year rental license of Creative Cloud: 89,95 euro (VAT inclusive) from 01/09/2023.

Procedure

  1. START DE AANVRAAG
  2. Select "Universiteit Hasselt" from the list "Kies je school"
  3. GA VERDER
  4. ...

Assistance

For any assistance regarding Adobe products, you may contact Signpost helpdesk +32 3 327 30 74 or via info@academicshop.be.

Also visit www.forums.adobe.com as it’s a useful resource for self-help.

AUTOCAD

Autocad

2023-2024

Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you remain eligible: Unlock educational access to Autodesk products

Autocad Win and Mac

BELFIRST

Category

Annual accounts, key figures, activities, shareholding and representatives of more than 410,000 Belgian companies and 13,500 Luxembourg companies. Abridged information on 235,000 companies without annual accounts and 431,000 self-employed persons is also available.

Availability

Credentials

Access via your UHasselt credentials (Single-Sign-On).

Restrictions

Max simultaneous users: 10  

BLACKBOARD

UHasselt is running "Blackboard Learn with the Ultra Experience"!

Category

Blackboard is the Learning Management System used in UHasselt.

Installation

As Blackboard is a web application no installation is required.

The use of most recent version of your browser is advised

Documentation

As I’m sure you’ve realized by now, Blackboard Learn Ultra is packed with tools and features to help you get the most out of your studies and your time at UHasselt. You can use Blackboard Learn Ultra to connect with classmates, plan assignments, check your grades or even ask your instructor questions about your course – all while on the go.
If you haven’t already, you can check out the below resources to find out more about how you can use Blackboard Learn Ultra to supercharge your studies.

  • These video tutorials are designed to help you get the most out of Blackboard Learn Ultra’s tools and features.
  • Blackboard Help is full of useful tips and information for students.
  • Join the Anthology Community and check out the wealth of information and experience from Learn Ultra students around the world.


If you have any questions about any of the new tools or features in Blackboard Learn Ultra, please do not hesitate to contact the IT service desk for additional support.

Knowledge Article

BB0047: Logon problems in Blackboard

BUDDYCHECK

Buddycheck

Category

Buddycheck is a Blackboard integrated tool for peer evaluation of group work contribution. It can be used to enable students to evaluate their own and their peer's contribution to, and performance in, group work. The output is an adjustment factor which can be used to update the mark awarded to each student individually.

Installation

As Buddycheck is a web application integrated in Blackboard no installation is required.

Knowledge Article

BB0036: Basic instruction on Buddycheck

CHEMBIO

Category

ChemOffice+ Cloud 20.1.1 a software suite containing ChemOffice, ChemDraw, Mestrelab Mnova and Notebook. Mainly used by chemists and biologists.

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • ChemOffice or ChemDraw version 20.1.1 and earlier
  • ChemDraw Cloud (included with ChemOffice and ChemDraw Professional only)

Register and activate

  1. Follow this link
  2. Tip Search UHasselt institute with search on keywords "Universiteit Hasselt"
  3.  to access PerkinElmer Cloud Applications
    1. ChemOffice+ (available with ChemOffice+ Cloud)
    2. Signals Notebook Individual Edition (available with ChemOffice+ Cloud)
    3. ChemDraw Cloud (available with ChemDraw Professional and ChemOffice+ Cloud)


Installation / license 

Activation is required for individuals who choose to install the software for home, office, or personal use. For more details regarding activation, please follow the link below: http://www.cambridgesoft.com/services/activation

Upgrades

Reactivate ChemOffice for current users

ENDNOTE

Category

bibliographic data

Components

  • Endnote desktop application
  • Endnote for web
  • Cite while you write in Word and Google Docs

Use at home

Yes

New EndNote 21.2 Windows en Mac release notes

Download  

WIN
  1. Endnote 21.2 for Windows
  2. 21.2 Patch / Update for Windows
MAC
  1. Endnote 21.2 for Mac
  2. 21.2 Patch / Update for Mac

Installation / license 

License is included in the installer

Windows specific:

  1. download - right click - mount (result: 2 files)
  2. run .msi file

Upgrades

Existing EndNote 21 installations:

  • Download and install the update via the popup screen when starting EndNote 21 or initiate the update via the menu
  • Help > Check for Updates (Windows)
  • EndNote 21 > Check for Updates (Mac)

Important notice

  • Deze software mag enkel gebruikt worden in het kader van en voor de duur van studies aan UHasselt.
  • This software may only be used in the context of and for the duration of a study at UHasselt university.

LABVIEW

Category

Math

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • Windows 32 / 64bit
  • Mac
  • Unix

Installation / license

NI Student Install Option - includes all software from LabVIEW and Multisim Student Install Options (require an active LabVIEW and Multisim Academic Site License).

License code is needed during the installation procedure explained above!

  • Waar kan ik LABVIEW downloaden? www.ni.com/downloads



  • Waar kan ik informatie vinden over mijn product?
    Voor het ontvangen van technische support of het downloaden van demos, producthandleidingen en instrumentdrivers, bezoek www.ni.com/support.

  • Hoe kan ik op de hoogte blijven van NI updates?
    Om automatisch het laatste nieuws over automatiseringen en metingen te ontvangen, kunt u zich inschrijven op onze nieuwsbrief via de website www.ni.com/newsletter.

MATLAB

Category

Math

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • Windows 64 bit
  • iOS

Components

  • MATLAB
  • Simulink
  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • DSP System Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox
  • Instrument Control Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • SimMechanics
  • Simscape
  • Simulink Control Design
  • Stateflow
  • Statistics Toolbox
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox
  • Compiler
  • ...
  • and 60+ more toolboxes

Installation / license 

Get your MATLAB license via the Selfservice portal MATLAB

If you do not have a MATLAB account yet you will have to create one first during the first steps in this selfservice portal.

Tip: start this process in an incognito window!

Upgrades

License renewal instruction (pdf, 177 KB)

License period

01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023

Important notice

  • Deze software mag enkel gebruikt worden in het kader van en voor de duur van studies aan UHasselt.
  • This software may only be used in the context of and for the duration of a study at UHasselt university.

MS OFFICE / O365

Legal use of Office for UHasselt students

This concerns a free license of the latest version of Microsoft Office for students, with a right to use Microsoft Office Professional, only valid as long as you are registered as a student at Hasselt University. Follow these steps to install this free version of Office Professional on your laptop:
  • Surf to downloadsite.
  • Log in with your username voornaam.achternaam@office.student.uhasselt.be and use your initial UHasselt password. You can find this in your student file.
  • When you are logged in, you can download Office in the language and version (32-bit, 64-bit) of your choice. You can do this for up to 5 PCs/laptops with this license. For detailed instructions, you can download this document.

For detailed instructions, you can download this document (pdf, 619 KB).

MS DEV TOOLS

What

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching connects students with the tools, resources and experiences they need to elevate their skills for today's working world whether it's building a game, designing an app or launching a project.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is an annual subscription program designed specifically for academic labs, schools, faculties, and students whose curriculum includes computer science and information science. Courses that fall within this framework with their curriculum can grant students and employees the right to use all software packages included in the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching program for FREE (so there are no license costs) every academic year on the basis of annual contracts. The packages mainly contain development software and server software.

Target audience

Academic labs, schools, faculties, and students whose curriculum includes computer science and information science.

    • students Informatics
    • students Business Engineering, Business and Information
      Systems Engineering

Availability

Via https://software.uhasselt.be for students of the indicated target audience!

Q&A

NVIVO

Category

qualitative data analysis

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • Windows 64 bit
  • iOS

Version

14

Software

NVIVO is a qualitative data analysis software designed to provide users with a workspace where unstructured and qualitative data can be organized, visualized and analyzed.

NVIVO manages multiple data sources and formats such as interviews, survey results, images, audio or video interviews, newspaper articles, web pages, content and social networks.

With NVIVO, the user is able to deepen his content analysis (coding, query, visualization) and identify links between different sources (differences, similarities, connections).

Availability and alternatives

UHasselt currently has a pool of 20 NVivo licenses that can only be used temporarily (max. 3 months) by both staff members and students.

NVivo:
If you only need a license for a limited time period (max 2 weeks) get a free NVivo trial license.
If you need a NVivo license for a longer period of time, we advise you to purchase a personal student license for € 112,00 + VAT / year via the Lumivero website.

MaxQDA:
As an alternative, you can take out a student license for 6 months for MaxQDA plus or MaxQDA Analytics Pro for €44 and €49 respectively.


Installation / license 

Get your NVivo license via a request on Servicedesk portal. A NVivo license can only be used temporarily e.g. master thesis preparation.

Important notice

  • Deze software mag enkel gebruikt worden in het kader van en voor de duur van studies aan UHasselt.
  • This software may only be used in the context of and for the duration of a study at UHasselt university.

OVERLEAF

Category

Hasselt University is providing free Overleaf Professional accounts for all students, faculty and staff who would like to use a collaborative, online LaTeX editor for their projects. Overleaf Professional accounts provide real-time track changes, unlimited collaborators, and full document history.

Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing your research papers and project reports much quicker for both you and your collaborators. Overleaf can also be linked to other services to best fit into your workflow.

Claim your free Overleaf Professional account on Overleaf by signing up (or signing in) below. You'll need to verify a Hasselt University email address (or Hasselt University student email address, if you're a student) in order to receive your free Overleaf Professional account.

Portal

https://www.overleaf.com/edu/uhasselt

Change authentication - SSO (Single-Sign-On) starting April 19, 2022, 09h00:

See Institutional login: steps 1–4 are the same for both sets of users.

  • New users who sign up for Overleaf using their @uhasselt.be or @student.uhasselt.be email will be prompted to confirm their affiliation through the SSO login page.
    • new users will be asked to 'Create new account' after step 4 (at step 3, they should click 'Continue' after they enter their email not register)

  • Existing users will see a dashboard notification encouraging them to link their account to their Hasselt SSO. You may lose access to premium features until you do so. 
    • Existing users will be asked to 'Log in with ...'

Enjoy Overleaf.

PROCTOREXAM

Proctorexam

Category

ProctorExam is a distinctive platform for online proctoring, fully customisable to adapt to all remote assessment requirements.

Documentation

Manual Student ProctorExam

QUALTRICS

Category

Enquête / Survey

Use at home

Yes

URL

https://uhasselt.qualtrics.com

Installation

  • First time logon on, choose 'No,  I don't have a pre-existing account here':

Documentation/training

http://www.qualtrics.com/university/researchsuite/ E-book downloads:

  • Qualtrics Survey Software: Handbook for Research Professionals
  • Basic Marketing Research Volume 1: Designing Your Study
  • Basic Marketing Research Volume 2: Building Your Surve
  • Basic Marketing Research Volume 3: Analysis and Results
  • An Intro to Marketing Research

Events

Learn Qualtrics Live February 2024 | Live Webinar

Important notice

This software may only be used by students in the context of their studies at the Hasselt university and by staff members in the performance of their duties at the UHasselt. If it is found that a user uses the offered software for other purposes, UHasselt reserves the right to take appropriate sanctions such as - but not limited to - closing the survey or reporting the improper use to the provider of the software.

SAS STATISTICS

Category

Statistics

Use at home

Yes

OS

Win 64 bit (not available for Mac OS)

Download

SAS 9.4 is available for download here!

Attention: download is approximately 6.5 Gb

Installation

  1. First download the most recent license file:
    License file SAS 9.4 for Win 64 bit - Workstation [TXT] -- valid until Sept 15, 2024
  2. Download and install SAS 9.4 TS1M8 (see rubric "Download" above)
  3. In the installation process refer to the location where you have downloaded the most recent license file.

Instruction for installation

Renewal

  • Find the license file te renew your current SAS installation( (see rubric "Renewal" above).
  • [Start - All programs - SAS 9.X License Renewal and Utilities - Renew SAS 9.4 Software]

Current installations can be used until December 18, 2023 (60 days grace period + 30 days warning period)

SAS JMP PRO

   

Category

Statistics

Use at home

Yes

Most recent version

17.0

OS

Win & Mac 64 bit

Download

Advise: use Google Chrome to download especially Mac users!

Installation

Windows

  1. General instructions for install
  2. JMP Pro for Windows
    1. Download
    2. Mount the downloaded ISO-file in Windows
    3. Run JMPPRO_1700_WIN.exe located in <Software Depot>\JMP\JMP_Pro\17_0\Windows\ as administrator
    4. Follow the instructions in the wizard.

Mac

  1. General instructions for install
  2. JMP Pro for Mac
    1. Download
    2. /Volumes/JMP_PRO_Mac/JMP/JMP_Pro/17_0/Macintosh/jmppro_17_0_mac.dmg
    3. Follow the instructions in the wizard.

License Updates

No license updates available.
Recommended action in case license expired: Install the most recent version!

Maintenance Updates

Maintenance downloads provided in this link will update an installed copy of JMP to the most recent maintenance level. Use the instructions below to make sure you download the appropriate updater.

SCHOOLYEAR

Deze tool maakt het mogelijk om een veilige examenomgeving te creëren op de eigen toestellen van studenten.  Verhindert om documenten, programma's of webpagina's te openen die niet toegestaan zijn tijdens het examen.

Category

Lockdownbrowser Digital Exams BYOD* ttz installatie van Schoolyear lockdown browser op jouw eigen laptop.

BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • Win 64 bit
  • Mac OS

Version

WIN: v3.7.28

Installation

Initiële installatie van Schoolyear gebeurt via een dummy 'Download-toets' in Ans. Dit is een basic toets met slechts één vraag namelijk "Is de update/installatie van Schoolyear op de eigen laptop voltooid?'".

Bij het doorlopen van deze test wordt de Schoolyear lockdown browser geïnstalleerd op jouw eigen toestel.

Stappenplan update/ installatie Schoolyear:

  1. Voordat je begint: Sla alle openstaande documenten op en sluit alle openstaande programma's af
  2. Ga naar ans.app via Google Chrome, Edge of Firefox (niet via Safari)
  3. Login met je schoolaccount
  4. Ga naar het vak naam OPO en open hier de toets 'Update/Installatie Schoolyear'
  5. Klik op 'Start'
  6. Klik op 'Download Schoolyear' en volg de instructies op het scherm
  7. Je laptop zal opnieuw opstarten in een veilige omgeving (log opnieuw in)
  8. Klik op 'Start' om de toets te starten en beantwoord de vraag
  9. Klik op 'Inleveren' (linksonder of rechtsboven)
  10. Klik op 'Exit' (rechtsonder)

Indien je op het moment van het examen de update / installatie nog moet uitvoeren, zal dit van de eigen examentijd afgaan.

Zorg er bovendien voor dat je laptop volledig opgeladen is voor het examen en dat je de oplader meebrengt naar het examen.

Indien je problemen ondervindt bij de update/installatie van Schoolyear mag je mailen naar lien.vanmol@uhasselt.be.

SKETCHUP

SketchUp Studio student/teacher subscription: 51€ excl. VTA / year

Category

Architecture

License

This license is a one year subscription for SketchUp Studio  (SketchUp Pro + extras).
 
Requirement

student card, proof of enrollment, teacher card

Fill in your data in the form at the bottom/end of this webpage

Payment

Payment via payment portal of MultiSafePay with various payment methods.

When the payment is made and all information fields were completed and your proof of being a student/teacher is accepted, we will apply for your license.
Delivery will take +/-1 business day.

SPSS STATISTICS

Category

Statistics

Use at home

Yes

OS

  • Win 64 bit
  • Mac OS

Version

NEW 29.0.2.0 - valid until 15/09/2024

License

  • [NL] Persoonlijke SPSS authorisatiecode voor studenten beschikbaar in het studentendossier!
  • [EN] personal SPSS authorization keys for students available in 'My academic file'.

Installation

Attention: INSTALLATION STEPS For Windows

  1. download the installation file to a local device first (Right click then Save as...)
  2. Turn to the local download location then
    • exe : right click and run as administrator!
    • zip : extract and run IBM SPSS Statistics xx.msi!
  3. Run License Wizard to activate the software

Attention: INSTALLATION STEPS For MAC

SPSS Statistics is supported on macOS Sonoma in version 29.0.2.0 released December 15,2023.

  1. download the installation file to a local device first (Right click then Save as...)
  2. Browse to the local download location then
    • run SPSS 29.0.2.0_Mac installer (pkg)
  3. Run the license Wizard to avtivate the software

Download

SPSS is available for download here:

Upgrade

  • an upgrade process does not exist!
  • switch to a higher version of SPSS as follows:
    1. uninstall  the current version of SPSS
    2. install the desired version of SPSS