Academic Software

Office 365 is licensed for use on up to 5 computers per Student. Log into SDSU's   Office 365 Portal   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 .

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.

Adobe is providing free access to their Creative Cloud through May 31, 2020:

Go to   and use your SDSUid to sign in.

If prompted, select Company or School Account and enter your SDSUid in the login screen.

From the Creative Cloud website, click the “All your apps” to view and download desired applications.

For more information on how to download or install apps, visit   Adobe's Download and Install Creative Cloud page .

Accessing SDSU Resources and the Internet

You will need an active SDSUid to access most campus applications. For assistance with your SDSUid, contact the LIbrary Computing Hub above or visit the   SDSUid information page .
Your SDSUid gives you access to the SDSU’s eduroam wifi network. For information on setting up eduroam access, visit the   Eduroam Information page .
Some regional Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are currently offering free or reduced cost internet access for a limited time. If you are out of the region, check your local ISPs for similar low to no cost options.

If you have limited access to the SDSU virtual environment because of economic conditions, then please go to the Economic Crisis Response Team website, click the “Click Here to Request Assistance” button, and provide your details in the “Other” category.

Technical Support for Students

The Library Computing Hub provides student technical support for all of the tools on this page as well as the tools listed in Virtual Courses.

You can contact the Library Computing Hub in multiple ways:

Current operating hours (subject to change) for the Library Computing Hub are:

  • Friday, May 15, 2020 through 
    Sunday, May 24, 2020:

    Monday to Friday: 10am-3pm
    Saturday and Sunday: Closed
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 through 
    Friday, Aug 14, 2020:

    Monday to Friday: 9am-4pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: 3pm-6pm
  • Monday, May 25, 2020: Closed
  • Friday, July 03, 2020: Closed

For more information, visit the Library Computing Hub website .