Updating to or installing Creative Cloud 2020 or newer
(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.
This article is for Continuing Education students who are given free access to the Adobe Creative Cloud software for use AT HOME/on a personal computer for the duration of their enrollment in an eligible class.
Other Continuing Education students will use the Ad
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
PLEASE NOTE: This article and the following link were intended to support users who couldn't come in to the office for assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time our software distribution systems have changed greatly.
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.