Technology Services and Software

Free Microsoft Office for students

Miami provides Microsoft Office 365 free of charge to all actively enrolled students. The agreement allows you to install Office 365 on up to five devices of each type (computer, tablet, and phone). The software is yours for as long as you are enrolled as a student with Miami.

Office 365 is available for Windows, macOS, and mobile devices. The software can be downloaded through Miami’s portal.

For more information and to download the software, visit

Name pronunciation software: NameCoach

Miami students have the ability to record the correct pronunciation of their names and list that pronunciation on their Canvas profile. NameCoach, a tool that helps provide pronunciation information for student, faculty, and staff names, is available for Miami users in Canvas and online!

Other software you may need


Miami’s Virtual Private Network (VPN) provides a secure connection to Miami resources from off-campus and can be accessed at


Miami’s wireless printing app allows printing to Pay4Print printers around campus. And this semester, touchless printing is now also available via your smartphone. Available at


Streams select applications to your computer or device, making the application appear as if it is running from your device when in reality it’s running on Miami resources. Available at


Zoom is available for faculty, staff, and students. It is fully integrated with Canvas, and every active member of the Miami community has access. Please visit for troubleshooting, or visit the Remote Tools Blog to learn more.


Teleconferencing solutions are increasingly important in today's connected world. Webex is the supported tool used by Miami and is integrated with Canvas. More information can be found in the Knowledge Base.


A list of further recommendations for software students can download on their personal machines can be found in the Knowledge Base.


MUprint allows you to send files to black & white or color Pay4Print printers from your computer. The per-page printing charge ($.10 black & white, $.25 color) is automatically deducted from your Miami MUlaa account when you swipe your ID card at the printer station to release your job.

MUprint is available in technology centers across campus. For more information, instructions on setting it up, and Pay4Print locations, visit

*Note: There are no dedicated printers in the dorms. You are welcome to bring a printer of your own, with the one caveat being that if the printer has wireless capabilities, you turn off those capabilities. Wireless technologies, specifically printers, can cause problems for the Wi-Fi network.


Technology You Will Use Every Day


Announcements, campus calendars, account information, course list, advisor information, student orgs, and financial aid and billing. To access myMiami, go to

Google Apps

Google Apps for Education, including email, calendar, and other apps. To learn how you can get the most out of using Google Apps at Miami, please visit the Knowledge Base: Google Services.


Register for classes, check grades, and view/pay your Bursar bill.


View course materials and assignments, take quizzes, and participate in online interactions with your classes and instructors. Log in at

Knowledge Base

Search more than 1,000 articles full of tech know-how—chances are, if you have a question, the answer is in the KB. Visit to get started.

Student Laptop Program

The Student Laptop Program offers educationally priced laptops, built for longevity and configured to meet student academic and lifestyle needs. They're covered with extended manufacturer warranties to minimize further expense should there be any malfunction or accidental damage. The MiTech store offers on-campus walk-up support, Apple and Dell authorized laptop repair, and access to a loaner laptop while your student laptop purchase is checked in for service.

For more information about education discount pricing and on-campus extras you can't get anywhere else, visit: