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Adobe Creative Cloud
Current SDSU students are eligible to use Adobe Creative Cloud with a valid SDSUid. Visit our Adobe Creative Cloud page to learn how to obtain and install Adobe Creative Cloud on your devices.
Note: Temporary, at-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud desktop apps will end on July 6th, 2020.
If you are a graduating student, go to graduation.adobe.com to learn how to transfer your Adobe Creative Cloud files from your SDSU account to a personal account.
San Diego State has partnered with Google to provide free Google G Suite accounts to all current students.
Google G Suite for Education is an online cloud storage and collaboration tool that provides users the ability to create, share and collaborate using the Google Suite. Applications include Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Meet, and more.
Simply go to gmail.sdsu.edu and you will be redirected to the Microsoft portal to login with your SDSUid. (Note: If you have already logged in to an application using Single Sign-On (SSO), you may not need to re-enter your SDSUid and password.)
Office 365 is licensed for use on up to 5 computers. Log into portal.office.com with your SDSUid credentials, and click on the button labeled "Install Office" to begin the download. For printable guides with useful tips, shortcuts, and screenshots, visit the Office Quick Start.
IBM SPSS is licensed for SDSU student, faculty, and staff use on SDSU computers, Foundation computers, or a personal computer. This software is for individual use only and not to be shared.
Please read the instructions on how to download and install IBM SPSS.
SAS is licensed for SDSU student, faculty, and staff use on SDSU computers, Foundation computers, or a personal computer. This software is for individual use only and not to be shared.
Please read the instructions on how to download and install SAS.
Other Software Packages
Students may download ArcGIS, EndNote, Matlab, MiniTab, NVivo, and X-Win32, with valid SDSUid credentials.
Faculty may download Matlab and X-Win32 with SDSUid credentials.
Faculty and staff may request software (Adobe, EndNote, NVivo, Zoom, etc.) from the ITCS Software Distribution Center, using their SDSUid credentials.
Other Microsoft Applications
SDSU students are eligible to install other Microsoft software applications like Project Professional, Visio Professional, Visual Studio Enterprise, Windows 10, SQL Server 2019 Developer, and more with their SDSUid. To start, sign in with your SDSUid at Microsoft's Azure Dev Tools for Teaching page. If you haven’t already, you will be prompted to create a Microsoft Azure account. After you have created your Azure account, look for the “Software” link under “Learning resources” for the full list of available software titles.
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Software on Library Computers
Computing Hub, 24/7 Study Area, Research Services
|High Performance Desktops
24/7 Study Area
All software in Windows PC list above, plus the following:
Computers & Study Spaces
|Library Addition, Basement
Laptop Lounge (food friendly)
Digital Humanities Center
Library Instruction Computer Labs LA-76 & LA-78
|Library Addition, 1st Floor
Research Services, Circulation
(17 Community Use Computers)
|100 PCs||Bookeye (Self-Serve)||B/W, Color, 2-sided||B/W|
|Library Addition, 2nd Floor
24/7 Study Area & Print Services
Poster Printing, Color Copy, Fax, Scan, Colored Paper, Transparencies
|48 PCs||7 (Reserve)||At Print Services,
documents only, no books.
|B/W, Color, 2-sided,||B/W, Color|
|Love Library, 1st Floor
Special Collections & University Archives
Edward E. Marsh Reading Room
|2 (Self-Serve)||Bookeye (Self-Serve)||B/W||B/W|
|Love Library, 2nd Floor
Computing Hub Help Desk
ETS Help Desk
High Tech Center for Students with Disabilities
Financial Markets Lab
buildIT - 3D Printers, 3D Scanners, VR
|2 (Reserve)||Bookeye (Self-Serve)||B/W, Color, 2-sided||B/W|
|Love Library, 3rd Floor
Study Lounge (food friendly)
Math & Stats Learning Center
|1||18 (Self-Serve)||Bookeye (Self-Serve)|
|Love Library, 4th Floor
LL-410 Campus Classroom Computer Lab
Supplemental Instruction (SI)
|11 (Self-Serve)||Bookeye (Self-Serve)||B/W|
Love Library, 5th Floor
|13||7 (Self-Serve)||Bookeye (Self-Serve)||B/W|