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Academic Software & Systems

I am a student

I want to... Use...
  • Register for classes
  • View my grades
  • Pay my bill
Banner Self-Service
  • Track my academic progress against my degree program's curriculum
  • Order a transcript

I am a teacher

I want to... Use...
  • Set up a course in a learning management system
Blackboard Learn
  • Access course materials and calendars for Foundations/Clerkships (College of Medicine only)
  • Make sure my course materials are ADA compliant
Ally for Blackboard Learn
  • Clinical simulation - standardized patients, clinical scenarios, task trainers
Center for Healthcare Simulation / LearningSpace
  • Host a live online web meeting

Blackboard Collaborate


  • Record lectures for later playback
  • Import an exam from Word or a test bank into Blackboard Learn
Respondus 4 Test Publisher
  • Host a secure remote exam
Respondus Lockdown Browser with Monitor
  • Host a secure remote exam for the College of Medicine
ExamSoft Examplify
  • View virtual microscopy slides
Leica Biosystems SlideHosting

I am a researcher

I want to... Use...
  • Install Word, Excel and Powerpoint on my computer:
Microsoft Office 365
  • Chat, call, meet online and collaborate with other Downstate users
Microsoft Teams
  • Create an online survey
  • Create an secure online survey tool for research , e.g., collecting protected health information
  • Install statistical/data analysis software
Scientific/Statistical Software
  • Manage my references