For All Employees

Microsoft Office Suite

  • On campus faculty/staff receive the Standard Microsoft Office Suite
  • Off campus faculty/staff receive Microsoft Office 365
  • Cost is paid by ITS
  • Normally made available by the employee’s first day of work. Off campus faculty/staff may need to contact the Service Desk.

G Suite for Education

GmailCalendarHangoutsDriveDocs, Sheets, SlidesSites,

  • Available to faculty & staff
  • Login information normally provided on the first day of work
  • Access through the portal
  • Access by using the url
  • There is no cost for educational institutions but ITS does work closely with Google to administer G Suite

Virus Protection

Virus protection is required for all computers that access ATSU networks.

  • For on campus faculty/staff, your computer comes with Trend Micro installed
    • Trend Micro licensing is paid by ITS
  • For off campus faculty/staff, we recommend that you download a free copy of Avast
  • Mobile devices also need security software installed. We recommend that you visit your app store and download a free copy of Lookout

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Adobe Acrobat Reader is a free application used for viewing, printing, signing and annotating PDFs. Adobe Reader is a free application.

  •  For residential faculty/staff, your computer comes with Reader installed.
  • For off campus faculty/staff, Reader can be downloaded at no cost

Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat Pro, which comes as a paid subscription or one-time fee, allows you to create and edit PDFs, plus add interactivity. Adobe Pro is a cloud based application so it can be easily installed whether you work on or off campus.

  • ATSU purchases Adobe Pro through CDWG at $95 per subscription
    • Please work with the service desk to ensure you receive academic pricing
  • Traditionally individual departments pay for Adobe Pro

ATSU Portal (

Free to ATSU staff, the ATSU portal is used for accessing many of the online resources at ATSU. This link will take you to full portal information. Here are just a few resources you can access through the portal:

  • training courses
  • Emp Center -Time Reporting
  • Greenshades – Tax documents, pay stubs and related HR Benefits
  • ATSU Employee Web Content (Intranet) – Departmental pages, Policies, Still Healthy, Brand Identity Toolkit
  • ITS Ticketing System (Enter trouble tickets or requests)
  • Employee and Student Directories


Teamviewer is a tool for remote desktop control or desktop sharing. ITS often uses it to troubleshoot problems with remote computers. Note: ITS cannot access individual computers unless the user gives them a PIN which is different each time Teamviewer is used.

  • Teamviewer desktop access is provided for on campus Windows machines
  • Teamviewer is available via a web link for off campus machines


Zoom is an easy access videoconferencing tool that can be used whether you are on or off campus.


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