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Software Requirements & Tutorials

Welcome to Austin Peay State University!

The following table shows the software most frequently required in courses at APSU. Tutorials for each program are available by selecting the links provided. MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint are all included in MS Office. Students who do not use the 2007 version of MS Office may not be able to open files required for some courses.

Desire2Learn(D2L)Course Management system used at the univerisity for online and/or hybrid classes.Tutorials
MS WordStandard word processing program used at the university.
PowerPointStandard slideshow presentation software used at the university.
MS ExcelStandard spreadsheet software used at the university.
Banner Self ServiceSoftware used to manage enrollment, registration, and other campus functions. This system is accessible online.

The above list is not intended to cover all software requirements, only the most common. Students should review the syllabus and contact their professor about the software used in a specific course.