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Student apps

Student apps



Mount Royal provides a selection of approved software and online tools to support student learning. Visit Technology Tutorials for instruction on getting started, including a new student checklist and where to go for help.


  Communication and learning

G Suite G Suite is a collection of cloud-based communication, storage, productivity and collaboration tools. Visit the G Suite Learning Centre to learn more.
Gmail Gmail is email that's intuitive, efficient and useful.
Calendar Schedule meetings, events and reminders in this calendar program designed for teams. Share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars for groups.
Drive Google Drive provides unlimited file storage in the cloud. You can access your files from any computer and share your work with others.
Docs Create and edit text documents in your web browser — no special software needed. Collaborate with others in the same document at the same time, track changes as they're made and be confident in the automatic save feature.
Sheets Handle task lists, create project plans, analyze data with charts and filters, and more in this spreadsheet program.
Slides Create pitch decks, project presentations, training modules and more in Slides.
Blackboard Blackboard is Mount Royal's online learning management system. You'll connect with your instructors, classmates and course content. This is where you'll submit assignments, review lecture notes, participate in discussions with your instructor and classmates, and more. Visit the Academic Development Centre's Blackboard page for quick help or self-paced workshops.
myMRU Acess your courses, payment, personal information and more on Mount Royal's online registration system and one-stop information site for students.
Microsoft Office 365 Suite All full-time students at MRU get a free copy of Microsoft Office 365 that is valid while they are enrolled at the University. It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more.


  Video conferencing

Meet Use Google Meet to video conference, share your screen, deliver a presentation, take part in group work and much more.



Dragon Naturally Speaking Create and edit documents, send email, or search the web with this speech recognition software that you can use to operate your computer by voice. 403.440.6868 or
JAWS This screen reader assists users who are blind or low-vision to use a computer using features like Braille support, multi-lingual speech synthesis and multi-screen support. 403.440.6868 or
Kurzweil Kurzweil provides literacy solutions, tools and training for those with learning differences and challenges, as well as those with blindness or partial sight. 403.440.6868 or
Read & Write Gold This literacy support software has tools for reading, writing, study and research, including reading web pages and documents out loud, help understanding unfamiliar words and proofing written work.
ZoomText ZoomText provides an integrated magnification and screen-reading program for low-vision users. Contact 403.440.6868 or