LaSalle College Vancouver is working hard to get students the software they need to complete the coursework in their respective program areas. Instruction for the various software access options are provided in this guide. This page covers Option 1 - Installing software on your own device. Select the software you need from the list below to get instructions on how to get a free or discounted student software license. Please visit Option 2 - Accessing software through a remote desktop for instructions on how to use software on a campus computer remotely through Splashtop, a remote access platform.
If you would like to install a student licensed software onto your own device, select the desired software title from the list to see access instructions.
LaSalle College Vancouver students are eligible for a $25/term subscription to Adobe CC. This cost still provides an amazing value compared to USD$19.99/month currently offered to students through the Adobe website.
Note 1: It will take up to 1 business day to process an account activation request, so if you require access to Adobe the first day of the term, please submit your request by end of day on the proceeding Thursday.
Note 2: Once you have installed the Adobe software on your computer, it is strongly recommended that you disable "auto-update" in the Create Cloud Desktop App. If you do not, your versions of Software will become out of sync with that of the Adobe Create Cloud suite installed on campus workstations. Here are instructions on disabling auto-update and installing previous versions of your Creative Cloud apps.
Note: It will take up to 1 business day to process an account activation request, so if you want to cancel your subscription, please submit your request by the end of the term.
Note: Once you have installed Substance on your computer, it is strongly recommended that you disable "auto-update" in the Create Cloud Desktop App. If you do not, your version of Substance will become out of sync with that of the Substance installed on campus workstations. Here are instructions on disabling auto-update and installing previous versions of your Creative Cloud apps.
Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you remain eligible. To create your account:
Note: Eligibility verification is required to receive the education pricing and the process can take up to 2 business days (see FAQs for more information)
To get a student home use license for Foundry products, please follow the instructions below and activate your license key.
All active LaSalle College Vancouver students have an Office 365 account. To access:
Go to Visual Studio download page and select Free download for the Community edition of Visual Studio 2019.
Note: This edition of Houdini has the following software:
Going to the Unity Student page and clicking Get access will bring you a description of the 3 steps for accessing a Unity Student plan:
Note:Verification of your student status can take up to a few weeks so start this process as soon as you know you will need the software.