For First Year
You should have the following for the freshmen studio sequence:

  • Adobe Creative Suite Design Student Edition
    You can purchase the Cloud version via MyNeu (see Discounted Software)
    You can buy the package outright from Creation Engine.
    Note-Adobe has recently converted to a Cloud version of this software which requires a monthly fee but will allow you to access the software from any computer.

For Advanced Students
You may want to download the following:

Tutorials
The School of Architecture Runs a series of tutorials in the fall to help students develop the necessary software skills for studio.
Thees tutorials are recorded and can be viewed here.

All students have access via NU Libraries to Lynda.com.
This program offers software training tutorials for all levels.