Electronic Click-Through Contracts

View the pre-approved lists before accepting online terms.

Anchor Destination

Software

View the pre-approved software list and follow the accessibility, data, and courseware requirements. Employees are permitted to electronically accept associated software terms without completing the Software Request Form for applications on the list when outlined requirements are followed. 

If the application isn't on the list, submit a new software request

Image
Mouse Cursor Clicking Accept for Terms and Conditions Agreement.

Articulate 360

Articulate 360 (by Articulate Global, LLC) is an online suite of tools used to create learning materials.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

None; Accessible

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

BioRender

BioRender (by Science Suite. Inc. DBA BioRender) is used to create graphics for scientific literature

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the BioRender template if the software will be used by more than one person. 

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Calendly

Calendly (by Calendly, LLC)

Expiration Date

July 31, 2024

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Calendly template if the software will be used by more than one person. 

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if it involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.

COURSEWARE USE

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Comsol

COMSOL (by COMSOL, Inc.) 

EXPIRATION DATE 

July 31, 2024  

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE 

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the COMSOL template if the software will be used by more than one person.  

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if it involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.   

COURSEWARE USE 

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Docker

Docker (Docker, Inc.) 

EXPIRATION DATE 

July 31, 2024  

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE 

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Docker template if the software will be used by more than one person.  

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.   

COURSEWARE USE 

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Doodle

Doodle (by Doodle AG) 

EXPIRATION DATE 

July 31, 2024  

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE 

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Doodle template if the software will be used by more than one person.  

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.   

COURSEWARE USE 

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

EndNote

EndNote (by Clarivate) is an online note-taking/document-creation service.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

None; Accessible.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

FileMaker Pro

File Maker Pro (by Claris International Inc.)

Expiration Date

July 31, 2024

Accessibility Requirements For Use

None; Accessible

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if it involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.

Courseware Use

Not for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Geneious Prime

Geneious Prime (by Biomatters Inc.) is used to view sequencing data from genomes.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Geneious Prime template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

GoPro

GoPro (by GoPro Inc.) 

EXPIRATION DATE 

July 31, 2024  

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE 

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the GoPro template if the software will be used by more than one person.  

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.   

COURSEWARE

USE NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Grammarly

Grammarly (by Grammary, Inc.) is a proofreading tool that suggests replacements for identified errors.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

None; Accessible  

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Graphpad

Graphpad (by GraphPad Software d.b.a Dotmatics) used to analyze, graph, and present data.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Graphpad template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Hootsuite

Hootsuite (by Hootsuite Inc.) 

EXPIRATION DATE 

July 31, 2024  

ACCESSIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR USE 

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the HootSuite template if the software will be used by more than one person.  

DATA INFORMATION CLASSIFICATION LEVEL 

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.   

COURSEWARE USE 

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List. 

Igor Pro

Igor Pro (by WaveMetrics) is used for data analysis and visualization.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Igor Pro template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Origin Pro

Origin Pro (by OriginLab) is used to graph, analyze and interpret data.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Origin Pro template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Parallels

Parallels (by Parallels International GmbH) is used to run Apple software on a PC.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Parallels template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

PDF Annotator

PDF Annotator (by GRAHL software design) is pdf annotation software.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the PDF Annotator template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Snagit

Snagit (by TechSmith Corporation) is a screen capture and screen recording software.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the Snagit template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

STATA

STATA (by StataCorp LLC) is a data analysis software.

Accessibility Requirements For Use

Follow the Equally Effective Alternate Access Plan (EEAAP) instructions to complete the STATA template if the software will be used by more than one person.

Data Information Classification Level

Complete the Software Request Form if involves any High or Restricted data per Policy AD95.  

Courseware Use

NOT for Courseware use. Visit courseware.psu.edu for the Reviewed Courseware List.

Anchor Destination

Non-software

Accept approved online terms by following the instructions and contingencies.

If the type of service isn't on the list, complete the steps for a new contract

Image
desktop tablet terms and conditions

Centre Region Parks and Recreation

Includes 

Centre Region Parks and Recreation Pavilion Rentals 

Effective Dates 

May 10, 2024-July 31, 2024 

Authorized Individuals 

All Penn State Faculty and Staff 

Instructions and Contingencies

 Authorized Individuals are permitted to accept the electronic terms associated with the Centre Region Parks and Recreation Pavilion Rental Request Form electronically on behalf of the University. 

Electronic Research Administration Systems

e-Signature Platforms

Includes

Adobe Acrobat Sign
DocuSign

 Effective Date

 9/6/23

 Authorized Individuals

All Penn State Faculty and Staff

 Instructions and Contingencies

Employees who need to review and delegate contracts within Adobe Acrobat Sign or DocuSign to authorized University signatories are permitted to accept the Adobe Acrobat Sign or DocuSign terms electronically on behalf of the University contingent upon the employees only viewing the contract since they are not authorized to sign the contract being viewed within Adobe Acrobat Sign or DocuSign.  

Employees who are authorized signatories under policy FNG02 are permitted to accept the Adobe Acrobat Sign or DocuSign terms electronically on behalf of the University.

External Professional Development Opportunities

Includes

Virtual webinar

In-person multi-day conference

Effective Date

10/19/22

Authorized Individuals

All Penn State Faculty and Staff

Instructions and Contingencies

Employees may accept associated terms electronically on behalf of the University unless participation involves any of the following. Then submit a Procurement Contract Request Intake Form to request a one-time delegation.

High or restricted data per policy AD95

Terms grant any rights to use the University names, trademarks, symbols, logos, or graphic devices (as described in policy AD07)

Exhibitor space agreement terms, and the University employee will participate in an exhibitor booth 

Login.gov

Website

https://login.gov/

Effective Date

7/15/22

Authorized Individuals

All Penn State Faculty and Staff

Instructions and Contingencies

Employee must use their Penn State email for the account creation.

SightProtect Prescription Safety Eyewear - Ordering/ Administrations System

Includes 

Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc.’s SightProtect – Safety Eyewear Program New Account Application 

Effective Dates 

May 10, 2024-July 31, 2024 

Authorized Individuals 

Each University department’s designated primary contact participating in Essilor Laboratories of America, Inc.’s SightProtect – Safety Eyewear Program 

Instructions and Contingencies 

Authorized individuals can complete and digitally sign the New Account SightProtect Application for their respective department as long as the department:

 1) fills out the “Name of Legal Entity/Buyer” Section using the following format to have the University’s name followed by the department name: “The Pennsylvania State University- [insert department name]” and

 2) keeps a copy of the completed/signed application on file within their department for future reference in accordance with  AD35: University archives and Records Management Policy

Social Media Advertising

Includes 

Google LLC (Google Ads) 

Meta (including Instagram and Facebook Ads) 

LinkedIn Corporation (LinkedIn Ads) 

X Corp (Twitter Ads) 

Spotify USA Inc. (Spotify Ad Studio) 

Reddit, Inc. (Reddit Ads) 

Effective Dates 

May 10, 2024-July 31, 2024 

Authorized Individuals 

All Penn State Faculty and Staff 

Instructions and Contingencies 

Authorized Individuals can accept the online terms for the Social Media Advertising companies listed above on behalf of the University to place social media advertising without needing any further approvals, contingent upon the advertising aligning with the brand and brand elements guidance

Wearable Technology

Includes 

Wearable Technology used for research purposes only, when BOTH of the following two contingencies are true: 

1)    The wearable technology device is a commercial off-the-shelf product.  This means the product is ready-made and available for sale to the general public (i.e. Fitbit, Apple, Garmin). And  

2)    The wearable technology device(s) will NOT be sent outside the United States. 

Effective Dates 

May 10, 2024-July 31, 2024 

Authorized Individuals 

All Penn State Faculty and Staff 

Instructions and Contingencies 

Authorized Individuals can accept the associated electronic terms for Wearable Technology used for research purposes only, when BOTH of the following two contingencies are true: 

1)    The wearable technology device is a commercial off-the-shelf product.  This means the product is ready-made and available for sale to the general public (i.e. Fitbit, Apple, Garmin). And  

2)    The wearable technology device(s) will NOT be sent outside the United States.