Prism Scientific Graphing Software

Originally designed for experimental biologists in medical schools and pharmaceutical companies, Prism is now used much more broadly by all kinds of biologists, as well as social and physical scientists. Features include:

  • Scientific graphing
  • Comprehensive curve fitting (nonlinear regression)
  • Understandable statistics
  • Data organization

 

  1. Use the search bar or under Institutional Software look for PrismSearch bar window

     

  2. Click on Prism 9
     
  3. Select Add to Cart
     
  4. Click View Full Cart Students may see a warning to check with their Professor prior to purchasing the software.student warning screen
     
  5. Click the first option to place the order for yourself, then click Check Outpurchase for myself screen
  6. Select the tab for the type of payment: Credit Card, PayPal, or Organizational account 
    • CreditCard: Select the Credit Card tab and enter the card information and contact information. Note: If a Tufts Purchasing Card (PCard) is used, the amount will be deducted from your school or department's budget.
    • PayPal: Select PayPal then enter the email address of the PayPal account you want to use. 
    • Organizational Account: Select the Organizational Account tab and enter the Account number (5424 for software), DeptID and optionally, Project/Grant numberPayment info window
  7. Check the “I am not a robot” Captcha box
     
  8. Click Continue
     
  9. Confirm all your information is accurate, then click Proceed with Order
     
  10. Once purchased, you will receive an email to your Tufts email address that will include both a receipt for your records as well as installation instructions.

 

 

 Before starting your order please note:

  • You will need your staff, faculty or student's Tufts username (UTLN)
  • You must do separate orders for faculty/staff and students
  • All of your orders will be place "on behalf of" by entering the recipient's Tufts username (jumbo01@tufts.edu)

 

  1. If you are ordering for Staff or Faculty, click the Staff/Faculty tab. If you are ordering for Students, click the Students tab. Only school or department administrators will have permission to order for others.Select student or faculty tab

     

  2. Use the search bar or under Institutional Software look for PrismSearch bar window

     

  3. Click on Prism 9
     
  4. Select Add to Cart
     
  5. Click View Full Cart
     
  6. Select I am placing this order on behalf of:Proxy option screen
    • When purchasing for someone else: Click the second option then enter the person’s contact info in the format UTLN@tufts.edu.  Note: You can buy for multiple people by entering a comma separated list (i.e. jumbo01@tufts.edu, jumbo02@tufts.edu).
       
  7. Select the tab for the type of payment: Credit Card, PayPal, or Organizational account 
    • CreditCard: Select the Credit Card tab and enter the card information and contact information. Note: If a Tufts Purchasing Card (PCard) is used, the amount will be deducted from your school or department's budget.
    • PayPal: Select PayPal then enter the email address of the PayPal account you want to use. 
    • Organizational Account: Select the Organizational Account tab and enter the Account number (5424 for software), DeptID and optionally, Project/Grant numberPayment info window
  8. Check the “I am not a robot” Captcha box
     
  9. Click Continue
     
  10. Confirm all your information is accurate, then click Proceed with Order
     
  11. Once purchased, you will receive an email to your Tufts email address that will include both a receipt for your records as well as installation instructions.

As soon as your purchase is complete you can download the software. NOTE: Administrator access is required to install the software. If you do not have Administrator access to your computer, please contact IT Help at it@tufts.edu or 617-627-3376.

Your download and receipt are available anytime from your On The Hub account. If an administrator ordered the software for someone else, both the administrator and the recipient will be able to access the receipt and the download instructions from their own account.

  1. Login to tufts.onthehub.com
  2. Click under your name and select Your Account/Ordersview orders menu bar
  3. Find the correct order in your list of orders
  4. Click View Detailsview download
  5. Click the Download button

You do not need to install your software right away. When you are ready to install:

  1. Login to tufts.onthehub.com.
  2. Under your name in the upper right, click and select Your Account/Orders.
  3. Find the correct order in your list of orders. Click View Details.Prism view details screen
  4. Copy the serial number (it will start with GP).  Click the Download button.Prism serial number and download screen

    NOTE: You must have Administrative rights to your computer to install Prism.  If you do not have Admin rights, please call, IT Support at 617-627-3376. 

  5. Install Prism by clicking on the downloaded file. 
  6. Once the install is complete, a Register Prism box appears.Prism serial number
  7. Paste the serial number that starts with GP that was found in your Order Details, select Next Step.
  8. Complete the Prism Register form by entering your name, Tufts email address (first.last@tufts.edu), institution(Tufts University).  Click Submit.  Note: Prism software can only be installed on this computer.  The software is registered to your computer and name. Prism registration screen
  9. The activation code will appear in a separate pop-up window. Copy the code. Prism activation code
  10. Go back to the Prism Machine ID window and Select the Enter Activation Code button.   Prism enter machine id screen

     

  11. At License Agreement window, paste the activation code, select the check box to agree to license agreement, and select Start Using Prism button. Prism License Agreement screen

     

  12. You may be prompted to update software to v9.2.  If so, select the Install Update button. Prism Confirmation screen
  13. After update is complete, start using Prism.  You will receive an email from GraphPad software that you have register Prism on your computer.