Information Technology

The Quantitative Services Group (QSG) is the in-house tech support entity of the College of Forestry and Conservation.  We are an augmented IT group, alongside UM IT Central, providing specialized services and support to faculty, staff, and students within the college. 

SPSS for student owned computers

Students can purchase a subscription for SPSS from UM’s Software Web store.

  1. Go to:
  2. Login with NetID credentials
  3. Click on More Software to view SPSS software options

Only students will see these offerings in the web store, not employees.

Security awareness training

The University of Montana offers security awareness training for faculty and staff through SANS Securing the Human (Note: This training is not for students).  Through a series of online videos, this training covers a wide selection of security awareness topics including:

  • Social Engineering
  • FERPA data
  • Web Browsing
  • Email and Messaging
  • And more...

Training can be taken at your own pace with most videos taking between one and five minutes. Upon completion, the user will receive a certificate of completion that is good for one CPE credit.