Licensed Software



The Queensborough Community College Academic Computing Center provides a variety of Technical and Software Support for faculty members at the college; to enhance their teaching techniques and class room experiences, while enhancing student comprehension of technical concepts with the aid of modern classroom technology.    

Software / Application Availability – for all academic purposes:
(Please contact the Academic Computer Center –

General Availability

  1. Blackboard asynchronous Learning Management System (LMS)
  2. Blackboard Collaborate – synchronous teaching and learning system
  3. VoiceThread – multimedia, asynchronous online discussion tool for all courses – VT is now fully integrated with Blackboard
  4. MS-Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  5. Adobe CC – for QCC-owned computers & up to 2 home installs only
  6. Camtasia – movie creation
  7. SoftChalk Create – Website & eBook creation
  8. Respondus – test creation for Blackboard and other uses
  9. Impatica for PowerPoint – for size reduction
  10. – royalty free stock images
  11. 20-Minute Mentor Commons – faculty development webinars
  12. iPad Apps

Limited Availability
13. Digication – ePortfolio and assessment platform – pilot projects only
14. Go Animate – animated character presentations
15. EduCanon – integrate instructor comments and quizzes in videos
16. Explee – create animated doodle slides
17. Natural Reader – text-to-voice conversion (may be used in L-117 only)


Many software titles are available for download on the CUNY Portal at the eMALL. The CUNY eMALL is a virtual shopping plaza where merchants offer a variety of discounts and other promotional programs on goods and services to CUNY faculty and staff.

Campus Cultural Centers

image description
Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

image description
QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

image description
QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.