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Student Software

This page will be constantly updated with software entries as they become available.

Enrolled Student Software

Office 365
Being an enrolled student at NSU gives you access to Microsoft Office 365 for Web, Windows, macOS and mobile devices. Access is provided to this software as long as you are enrolled in credit hours at NSU.

  • How do I access Office 365

    - Follow the link to

    - Login with your Spartan email address. 

    - From there you can use the web version of software assigned to you, and have options to download a version appropriate for your device.

  • What is included with my Office 365 license?

    Web and Native Apps

    • Word
    • Excel
    • Power Point
    • Outlook
    • OneDrive (For storing files and data)
    • OneNote (Digial Notebook)
    • Teams (Collaboration)
  • How many devices can I use Office on?

    Your Office 365 license can be installed on up to 5 computers and 5 mobile devices at the same time. Computers/devices can be deactived if necessary.

Course and Major Specific Software

Below are links in and instructions on how to recieve access to software that is required or needed for your major or specific course. 

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe creative cloud is available if your course or major requires any one of the applications in the Adobe Creative Cloud. 

  • How do I get access to Adobe Creative Cloud?

    - If you are enrolled in a class or major that requires the software your professor / school should already have given the information to OIT. 

    - We are currently working on loading the accounts into the licensing system. This page will be updated when complete and will send a campus annoucement when ready. (updated 8/26/2020)

  • What applications are included in Adobe Creative Cloud?

    Creative Cloud Includes:

    • Adobe Acrobat DC Pro
    • Adobe After Effects CC
    • Adobe Audition CC
    • Adobe Bridge CC
    • Adobe Dreamweaver CC
    • Adobe Fireworks CS6
    • Adobe Flash Builder Premium
    • Adobe Flash Professional CC
    • Adobe Edge Reflow CC (Preview)
    • Adobe Edge Animate CC
    • Adobe Edge Code CC (Preview)
    • Adobe Exchange Panel (for CS6 Apps)
    • Adobe Extension Manager CC
    • Adobe Extendscript Toolkit CC
    • Adobe InCopy CC
    • Adobe InDesign CC
    • Adobe Illustrator CC
    • Adobe Gaming SDK 1.4
    • Adobe Lightroom 6
    • Adobe Media Encoder CC
    • Adobe Muse CC
    • Adobe Photoshop CC
    • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    • Adobe Scout CC
    • Adobe SpeedGrade CC


IBM SPSS is a statistical software package. It can be used via the Virtual Computing Lab.

  • Where can I access the VCL for SPSS?

    • You can access the VCL at
    • Login with your MyNSU ID: 
      • VCL1.png
    • Go to New Reservation and Select Win7 w/ Office 2013 and SPSS v24
      • VCL2.png
    • Create the Reservation and you will recieve a link to access your computer.