ICT cannot provide commercial software licenses - instructors must arrange for those and provide the licenses and media to ICT for installation. ICT will not provide assistance to students for classwork.
These machines are not directly accessible from off-campus. Users that require access from off-campus can login on an accessible campus computer (such as homepage.usask.ca) through SSH, then connect to the HPC training facility via SSH again. It is also possible to connect to these computers using the campus VPN service.