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Microsoft Office Alternatives

If you do not have Microsoft Office, below is a list of Office production suite software titles that are alternatives to Microsoft Office. The OS platforms are listed beside the software title:

Open Office (Mac, Windows, Linux)
IBM Lotus Symphony (Mac, Windows, Linux)
Libre Office (Mac, Windows, Linux)
Knightsoft Office Suite (Windows Only)
K Office Suite (Windows & Linux Only)
Neo Office Suite (Mac Only)
Gnome Office Suite (Windows & Linux Only)
Google Docs (Online: Web Based)
Zoho (Online: Web Based)
Think Free Office Suite (Online: Web Based)

The above office suites listed above are free to download and use. You will need to download and try the software you wish to use. If you use any of the software listed above, you will need to contact the companies offering the software for tech support if you should have any issues.

The UTA Bookstore sells the Microsoft Office Suite for both Windows and Mac OS X computers. The details are listed below:

Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows: $29

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac OS X: $33

After purchase you can install the software on 2 computers. if you have any questions, contact the UTA Bookstore for Details.

The UTA Bookstore is located @ 400 South Pecan Street (corner of Pecan & UTA Blvd.)

Student Success Now Located in LRC

The Student Success center has been relocated to the LRC room PKH121. the faculty supporting the student success center have both relocated to the LRC also, they are in the following office:

Ceil Flores: Room PKH 124
Lynn Cope: Room PKH 126

You will need to contact both of them for assistance and their hours or to make an appointment.

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  • Reminder, The LRC will be closed for business on Friday March 16 & Saturday March 17 for spring break. The UTA Campus will be closed these 2 Days, so there will be no services available. Normal Business Hours will Resume for the LRC on Monday March 19 @ 7:30A.

    The LRC Hours of Operation During Spring Break (march 12 to 16) will be the following:

    Monday to Thursday 7:30A to 5P
    Friday and Saturday Closed

    We will reopen at 7:30A on Monday March 19 and resume normal business hours.

    The computer labs will be closing for testing on 3-10-2012 & 3-31-2012. The closing is listed below:
    Hesi A2
    March 10, 2012 & March 31, 2012

    If you need to print during this or any closings, You can visit the Library for this service. All testing Dates and Times are subject to change.

    The computer labs will be closing for testing on 3-6-2012 from 8:45A to 11A or until testing is completed. The closing is listed below:

    N5313/N5314
    March 6, 2012
    8:45A to 11A or until testing is completed

    If you need to print during this or any closings, You can visit the Library for this service. All testing Dates and Times are subject to change.

    The computer labs will be closed for testing on 3-23-2012. The closing is listed below:

    Hesi Exit Exam 8:30A to 2P or until testing is completed

    The LRC will be open for other services, if you need to print for class after 8:30A, you will need to head to the library.

    Times and Dates of test are subject to change.

    on 3-7-2012, Computer lab B will be closing for testing. the testing is listed below:

    AP N4441 8:45 A to 11 A or until testing is completed.

    Computer Lab A will be available for Printing and other services. You must remain quiet during the testing period.

    All time and dates of testing are subject to change.

    The computer labs will be closing tomorrow for testing. The closing is listed below:

    N4431 Test: 12:45 P to 2:30 P or until testing is completed

    Printing will be available in the Library during the closing. The LRC will be open for other services during the testing period.