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