Mac OS – Install Bates Licensed Software and Printers (IT Training Tip)

Are you looking for the latest version of the Microsoft Office Suite to install on your Mac computer? Need Adobe InDesign CC for a project you’re working on? Or maybe you’re looking to install an Academic or Administrative printer.

Now you can install these software titles, printers, and much more from our Self Service App already installed on your Mac computer. Best of all, there is no need to contact the IT Help Desk! Just login to the Self Service Appbrowse through the list of available itemsclickinstall, and follow the prompts!*

To access the Self Service App:

  • Access the Applications Folder on your Mac computer
  • Look for Self Service in your list of Applications
  • Launch the Self Service App
  • Login by using your Bates username and password

There is currently no Self Service App for Windows computers. If you utilize a Windows computer and need to have Bates licensed software installed on your computer, or need assistance with installing a printer, please contact the Bates College IT Help Desk.

*Some software applications will perform a silent installationWhen a silent installation occurs, you will not receive any prompts or indication that the software is being installed. Within 20 – 40 minutes the application you selected to install will appear in your Applications folder.



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