Tech Tips Tuesday!

Tips, Tricks, & Hidden Gems

Acrobat Pro is available to faculty/staff for FREE

What is it?

Acrobat Pro allows users to view and create PDFs. This is a critical piece of software if you are preparing for tenure and promotion or composing manuscripts. You can also use it to:

  • combine multiple PDFs into one
  • make your PDFs accessible
  • annotate a PDF
  • shrink the file size of a PDF
  • digitally sign a PDF
  • convert some PDFs to Microsoft Word format

This is a free license for faculty and staff for use on CofC owned computers.

How do you get it?

It's easy! Just contact the Helpdesk ( or 953-3375) and indicate that you would like to have Adobe Acrobat Pro installed. Make sure to indicate the type of computer you have (Mac or PC)

Need OAKS Help Fast?

We have text and video tutorials for every OAKS tool that you can access 24/7.

We've recently upgraded the tutorials blog so that it's easier than ever to find all the OAKS information you need. The tutorials are now organized in 4 major areas:

The "How Do I?" page is written in the form of frequently asked questions. Start with the appropriate category then look for the question that best meets your needs.

Questions? Contact me!

Jessica T. Smith, Ph.D.

Instructional Technologist

School of Business