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UAA Software Downloads

  • Java Runtime
    Software to allow applications and web applets to run on your computer. UAA currently recommends using the latest version of Java provided by Oracle.  Please visit the Java website to obtain the latest version.
  • Accessibility Assistance 
    Read&Write is a software toolbar that helps learners create and access content with the literacy support features they need to successfully understand materials, engage and express themselves. Great for all subjects across the curriculum, Read&Write offers accessibility support with daily tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments, proofing written work and more!  This software is courtesy of Disability Services departments at UAA, UAF, and UAS. All individuals with a UA Account ( have unlimited access to Read&Write! 
  • Note: This software is unsupported by IT Services. Please contact TextHelp’s Software Support Team via phone at (888) 248-2479TextHelp's support page, or email them at For better response times, TextHelp recommends that all queries are sent via email first.
  • Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
    Virtual Private Network application that allows access to local network resources from non-UAA network locations.  The Any Connect client is installed through a web installer or by one of the manual installers below. The server address that clients connect to is .

UAA VPN Address:

VPN client installers (version 4.8.02045 - *When the file is done downloading, you will want to select the file labled with 'core-vpn-predeploy-k9.msi to install)

  • SPSS Statistics

    SPSS Statistics is a software package by IBM used for statistical analysis. IT Services has negotiated an SPSS Licensing Agreement that allows us to provide SPSS base at no charge to students currently registered for classes at the UAA Anchorage campus, Kenai Peninsula College, and University of Alaska Southeast.

    SPSS products are also available to UAA-Anchorage, Kenai Peninsula College, Mat-Su College (as of July 1, 2019), and UAS departments at a discounted price through the UAA Technology Service Center.

    To download, install and run SPSS, you need to either be on the Campus network or connected via the VPN Client.
    For more information on the IT Services SPSS licensing program please visit the SPSS Knowledge Base page.

  • Malwarebytes - PERSONAL USE ONLY - No UAA Owned Devices
    Software to remove unwanted MalWare software from computer systems. UAA currently recommends the installation and usage of a free version of the MalWareBytes software on ALL computer systems. MalwareBytes Software v9
  • Jabber - Call Client
    Used for making and receiving phone calls through a computer. You must be set up for Jabber before downloading the Jabber client.
  •  UA SCCM Config Manager Client
    If you are having issues connecting and downloading software and updates from your Software Center, then download and run this installer while on the VPN. This should help reestablish communication with the SCCM servers. This can also be used for those University devices that currently don't have the SCCM client installed and don't have a Software Center on your machines. Again, this is for University owned devices only.