giving you extra tools to work with here and at home
Vanier Students and Employees can now purchase software at much-reduced educational rates, including landmark suites such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Cloud, SPSS Statistics, EndNote reference manager, virtual machine software from Parallels and VMware, and more.
Get Started
studenteducatorBefore you begin, note that AutoDesk provides its software free for educational use, however under this license, you are not permitted to engage in for-profit or commercial use with it. You will need to purchase licenses for the requisite software in order to use it for anything other than educational purposes. This license provides you with the software for a three-year period.

To get started, go to and choose either College & University students or educators. 



Choose your Software


Next, simply choose the software you wish to install – by default it will show the most popular software, but you can use the filters at the top to find any different AutoDesk software as well.


Create Account
create an account

If you haven’t downloaded from AutoDesk for Education before, click on Create Account, and proceed to create one using your college email account (either for employees, or for students). Follow the prompts, and verify the account using the email that AutoDesk will send you.





Select the version, language, and operating system of the software you wish to use, and it will display and email you the activation code required for installation. Download the software, and proceed to install following its directions.


What is Creative Cloud?



Creative Cloud is the suite of creative and productivity software from Adobe, primarily for graphic, document, and web design; publishing; photography; videography; and audio recording.

What's Included?

  • Acrobat XI Pro
  • After Effects CC
  • Audition CC
  • Bridge CC
  • Dreamweaver CC
  • Edge Tools & Services
  • Encore
  • Fireworks
  • Flash Builder Premium
  • Flash Professional CC
  • Framemaker
  • Illustrator CC
  • InCopy CC
  • InDesign CC
  • Lightroom
  • Media Encoder CC
  • Muse CC
  • Photoshop CC
  • Prelude CC
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • SpeedGrade CC

What's the Cost?

Free Adobe Creative Cloud Work-at-Home (WAH) program as part of our campus license. An active employee of the college can request for the application as long as the College has maintained its Campus Agreement with Adobe.

Get Started

Please put in an Octopus request using

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Can students get Creative Cloud?

Short answer: yes.

However, students are not eligible for the Work-at-Home (WAH) licence discussed on this page. They are eligible for the Students special-pricing of Creative Cloud, directly from Adobe.