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ChemOffice & ChemDraw Access at UC San Diego

UC San Diego has a campus-wide license for ChemOffice +Cloud, which includes ChemDraw Cloud, MNova ChemDraw Edition, and Signals Notebook Individual Edition. It's funded by the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and Educational Technology Services (ACMS).: 

To launch a SciFindern or Reaxys search from within ChemDraw: select the structure in question, then select the SciFindern or Reaxys icon. VPN must be running for you to connect to these databases. To add these to your ChemDraw interface, go to View >>> Other Toolbars >>> Add-ins.

ChemOffice/ChemDraw - Registration & Downloading

Start at the PerkinElmer Site Subscription page and search for University of California San Diego. You'll see 2 registration options.

Register to download ChemOffice+ Cloud (Windows) or ChemDraw Professional (Mac), and MNova ChemDraw Edition (Windows or Mac). If you don't have a login for PerkinElmer, you will be prompted to create one. Use your email account. You can also download user guides, plus instructions on getting the activation code you'll need to run ChemDraw the first time. If you don't receive it within 24 hours, contact with your UC San Diego email address.


To register for the cloud applications, enter your UCSD email. Then follow the instructions to access ChemDraw Cloud and/or Signals Notebook. 


Please contact maryam at ucsd dot edu if you have problems with registering with PerkinElmer or downloading the software. Include something like PerkinElmer registration problem or ChemDraw software installation issue in the subject line.

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