Campus Licensed Software for Students
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 ended 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.
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.
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.
Software on Library Computers
Students can remotely connect to a computer in many of the campus computer labs and utilize the installed software applications. For instructions on how to remotely connect to a campus computer lab, visit the Remote Computer Labs help page.
To learn about the installed software applications on Library computers, check the following listings: