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Software and Hardware (ACTS)

Lab Software

View current University of Guelph-Humber lab software list (login with HCnet username and password):

Link iconGuelph-Humber Lab Software List

Standard Image Software

View a list of our standard image software for staff and lab computers with HCnet username and password):

Link iconStandard Image Software List

Work-at-Home Software

Through our partnership with the University of Guelph and Humber College, our staff, faculty and students have a variety of software packages available to them, including McAfee Virus Scan, SPSS, SAS, Microsoft Windows 7 and Office. You can purchase or download this software at reduced pricing or, in some cases, at no cost. Please read the end-user licensing agreement for each product before you purchase or download any software.

Purchase or download the software through:
•  University of Guelph CCS Software Distribution Site
•  Humber College Academic Software Discounts

Microsoft's Office 365 allows individuals with a Gryph Mail account to install Microsoft Office on up to 5 Windows or Mac computers, 5 tablets, and 5 smartphones.

PDF iconFor installation instructions, see How to Install Office 365.

Office 2016 Quick Starts and Downloadable Guides

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Qualtrics (Online Surveys and Polling Software)

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The Online Surveys Service allows you to create, publish, and manage surveys.

Survey Administrators use a web browser to create and manage their surveys. Survey Respondents can complete their Qualtrics-delivered surveys via a web browser on a Windows/Mac computer, or via their smartphone, tablet or other mobile device.  Respondent data collected via the surveys can be analyzed within Qualtrics with its extensive analysis and reporting tools and also exported for more in-depth analysis if required in tools such as Excel, SPSS and SAS.

Find out more about Qualtrics here (detail information of Qualtrics Service)

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Logo

LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. 

To sign in, log into LinkedIn Learning using your Humber HCnet username and password. It is free for all University of Guelph-Humber and Humber users.

  • Click “Sign In”
  • Click on “Sign in with your organization portal”
  • Sign in with your organization account
  • Type in "" and Click and Continue.
  • Use your Humber HCnet username and password. 

Skype for Business

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Microsoft Skype for Business is a feature rich web conferencing tool that allows participants to connect with others anywhere in the world through the use of video and/or audio as well as content sharing. Popular uses for Skype for Business include web meetings, presentations, conferences, webinars, and e-learning. Every member of the University of Guelph & Guelph-Humber online community can use Skype for Business.  Skype for Business is available on your PC, Mac, and mobile devices.

Find out more about Skype for Business here (Information about Skype for Business)


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WebEx is a feature rich web conferencing tool that allows participants to connect with others anywhere in the world through the use of video and/or audio as well as content sharing. Popular uses for WebEx include web meetings, presentations, conferences, webinars, and e-learning. 

Use your University of Guelph-Humber email address as the login ID and HCnet password to log into

For more information on how to set up your WebEx meeting, please visit WebEx (Quick Reference Guide) 

Microsoft Teams (via Office 365)

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Office 365 Teams is a collaboration service that provides shared conversation spaces to help teams coordinate and communicate information. Key features of Teams include integration of real-time chats, messages, alerts, notifications, and group notebook OneNote.

Find out more about Microsoft Teams here 

Available UofGH Lab hardware

PC system hardware Mac system hardware
  • Model: OptiPlex 9030
  • Processor: i7
  • Flash Storage: 256 (GB)
  • Memory: 8 (GB)
  • Model: iMac 27 - 5K"
  • Processor: Intel Quad Core i7 3.5 GHz
  • Flash Storage: 512 (GB)
  • Memory: 16 (GB)

Hardware Requests for Staff

We know how important your desktop and laptop computers are to perform your everyday job functions. Working with our partner institutions, we continually research and update the standard configurations for computer purchases to make sure that we give you the best in reliability and performance. This means more efficient technical support for you and reduced costs for the university.

Request computers, laptops and other hardware

Hand IconTo request hardware, complete the Non-Standard Hardware Requisition Form.

Staff Office Desk Phones 

All staff are provided with a Cisco IP Phone account and desk phone with voice mail provisioned by the Administration department.  If you are having problems with your desk phone you can contact 416.675.6622 ext. 8888 for support.