Open Office


Supported Operating Systems:  Open Office publishes a FAQ that lists the supported operating systems.

General Description: describes Open Office as “the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.”

Availability: This product is installed in all CCIT-managed Linux and Windows labs.

Scope of License: This software is free.

Method for Obtaining:

  • For personal machines or machines on which you hold administrative privilege, download from and install.
  • For Mines-owned, CCIT managed machines (that are not in labs) submit a Mines Help Center request for installation. Minimally, CCIT will need to know the machine’s Operating System, campus location and owner.

Documentation:  Available from

In case of difficulties running the software in a Mines CCIT managed lab:  Contact CCIT via the Mines Help Center. We want the program to be properly installed, licensed and functioning. If you have questions about the use of the program, please contact your instructor, TA or lab manager.