(approximately 5 minutes to download installer, plus another 10 to complete installation of new CC Desktop application. Individual CC applications require more time to update.
Autodesk offers free licensing for most of its products and services to MCAD students and faculty who have an Autodesk Educational Account and have confirmed their eligibility. This includes Maya and Fusion 360.
When you first received your laptop from the Help Desk, whether as a student receiving a MacBook to keep or as staff/faculty receiving a loaner, you were asked to set up a user account on that computer with the same name as your MCAD Login usernam
Many users at MCAD have access to a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription through their MCAD user accounts. This includes all degree seeking students (including graduate students), all faculty, and full-time benefits eligible staff.
Chrome Remote Desktop is a handy program that can allow Help Desk staff to remotely control your computer in order to support you.