Standard Software A-Z

For Students, Faculty, Staff

  • Banner: To access Banner apps, log in to > My Pages > Employee > Administrative Application
  • Banner Finance: Used to access and manage University financial information, automate processes, monitor budget, and grant-related activity.
  • Banner HR: Gives employees self-service access to their personal profile, career, and team information. Provides comprehensive insight across departments.
  • Banner Student: Database of student records.
  • BitLocker: a full disk encryption feature developed by Microsoft for its Windows operating system. It provides enhanced security by encrypting the entire drive that Windows and other files reside on, which helps to prevent unauthorized access to the data on the drive. BitLocker protects sensitive data on a Windows computer and is particularly useful for businesses and organizations that need to ensure the confidentiality of their data.
  • Blackboard Learn: The University’s online course management system. Includes Zoom for real-time video conferencing, and Blackboard Ally, for accessibility options.
  • Concur Travel and Expense: Import, review, approve, process, audit, and pay employee expense reports. Log in to > My Apps > Finance, Purchasing & Risk > Fintrex.
  • CRM Advance Fundraising: Supports donor cultivation and retention, and contribution processing.
  • Docusign: Used to send, sign, and manage legally binding documents securely in the cloud. Log in to > My Apps > Applications > Docusign.
  • EndNote: Reference management software used to create bibliographies and manage references in academic writing. EndNote Support
  • Fordham Email: The official and primary method for communicating at Fordham; platform is Gmail.
  • Fordham Messaging Platform: Email marketing platform from Acoustic used to send emails from offices and departments to the Fordham University community.
  • Google Workspace: A suite of productivity and collaboration tools and products that include Gmail, Calendar, Drive, and Docs.
  • Grammarly: Automatically detects grammar, spelling, punctuation, word choice, and style mistakes in your writing. To use Grammarly, go to and log in using your Fordham email address. Grammarly Support 
  • Hyland OnBase: Centralizes and manages content, processes, and cases in one secure location.
  • LogMeIn: Software that a secure desktop connection between two devices; often used for remote tech support.
  • Mathematica: Computational software program used in scientific, engineering, mathematical and computing fields, based on symbolic mathematics.
  • Matlab: A high-performance language for data analysis, exploration, and visualization. Can be integrated with Simulink, a graphical programming environment.
  • McAfee Full Disk Encryption: Full-disk encryption for University-issued devices that ensures confidentiality and integrity of locally stored data.
  • Microsoft Defender: formerly known as Windows Defender, is an antivirus software built into Microsoft's Windows operating system. It provides real-time protection against various types of malware, including viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Defender scans files and programs on a Windows computer for malicious code, and can automatically remove or quarantine any detected threats. 
  • PanoptoProvides lecture recording, screencasting, video streaming, and video content management software for remote learning environments.
  • PowerFAIDS: Financial aid management system that manages grant and loan data processing
  • Pulse Secure: Application provides off campus devices secure access to the Virtual Private Network (VPN).
  • Qualtrics: Web-based survey tool allows users to design and implement surveys, and evaluate the results.
  • Qualys Cloud AgentFor vulnerability management and and configuration issues.
  • SafeAssign: Located in Blackboard, helps prevent plagiarism. 
  • SensusAccess: Document conversion service for creating alternate media, particularly for accessible technology tools. Access via > My Apps > Utilities > Document Conversion Tool.
  • Slate: For admissions and enrollment management, student success, and alumni/advancement.
  • Spirion: Pinpoints vulnerable data files and provides options to manage and protect them.
  • SPSS/SAS: (Statistical Package for Social Sciences/Statistical Analysis System). Analytical tool and programming language.
  • StarRez: For processing and managing student housing applications and allocations.
  • Terminal Four (T4): Content management system for creating and editing University intranet and internet web pages. 
  • TouchNet: Billing and electronic payments system.
  • Virtual Academic Space (Apporto): Provides access to academic applications that faculty and students normally access via campus computers. Log in to > My Apps > Course Tools > Virtual Academic Space.
  • WebFocus: For developing and sharing reports, and using data strategically. 
  • Zoom: For online video and audio conferencing, and webinars for up to 500 participants.
  • 25Live: Web-based, room scheduling solution for on campus events.

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