COVID-19 Closure Notice

Information Technology has been working with several software developers and vendors to provide additional deals and options for access to their software during this period of time.

Look for these yellow boxes below for all temporary deals due to COVID-19.


Ableton is now offering Live 10 Suite trial free for 90 days, available at

For more information, please review this instruction sheet.

Adobe Creative Cloud Home Use Subscriptions

The New School provides all degree-seeking students (enrolled in the current term), faculty, full and part-time staff with subscriptions for the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications. All home-use subscriptions provided by The New School are equipped with 100GB of cloud storage. To access Adobe Creative Cloud, please review this instruction sheet.

All other students can take advantage of the education discount offered by Adobe. Please follow the link provided to learn more Adobe Education Discount.


Visit Apple at The New School to learn more about and to receive special education pricing on Apple products for the entire university community. Shop with education pricing at the Apple site 24/7 and get free delivery right to your door. You can also choose to pick up your order at a local Apple Retail Store®. Purchase Apple Care with your Mac and save with Apple Education Pricing. Learn more.

Apple is now offering a 90 day free trial for Logic Pro X available at

For more information, please review this instruction sheet.


Free AGI-32 software* available to Parsons Lighting degree-seeking students only. Log in, download, install, and register.


Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you remain eligible. 


Avid continues to offer a free version of ProTool First and Media Composer First.

AWS (Amazon Web Services)

AWS Educate is Amazon's global, grants-based initiative that gives students and educators hands-on experience with AWS technology, cloud training resources, course content and collaboration forums.


Dell is offering discounts of up to 30% on their consumer line products to New School students, faculty, and staff. Discounted products are not limited to desktops/laptops, and include a wide range of products such as software, tablets, monitors, headphones, and other accessories. Please check Dell's special promotions for additional deals.


Exclusive savings of up to 35% off HP products with free shipping on all orders. Find personalized product recommendations that will help you find the perfect PC or call the toll free number 1-800-473-4732 to speak with HP call center advisors who can help you with your purchase.

Internet Deals

For those in the U.S., enter your zip code at to find internet deals in your area. 


MakeMusic is providing an extended 60 day trial license for Finale available at

For more information, please review this instruction sheet.


Mathematica is a computational visualization software that can be used to solve simple calculations, or to perform advanced problem-solving in mathematics, engineering, chemistry and other fields. New School Students and faculty have access to Mathematica. For more information and login instructions, please visit the Mathematica page on our website.

To support online courses and work from home, Wolfram is offering free home and cloud licenses through August 15.

See for details.

Maxon One 

Students and Educators receive Maxon One: Cinema 4D, Redshift for C4D, and Red Giant Complete – everything Maxon offers in one convenient bundle.

Click on the link below and follow the instructions. Proof of enrollment will be needed to complete the download.


New School Students, faculty and staff have access to Microsoft Office 365. Office 365 allows for easy use of the Microsoft Office suite, either online or installed on your own device. For more information and login instructions, please visit the Office 365 page on our website.


Deep discounts on Rhino/Flamingo/Penguin/Bongo software* bundles for students and faculty. Order direct with Rhino, providing the company with proof of your status. Rhino provides premiere modeling, rendering, and animation tools. See "Educational Single-User" pricing.

Rhino is offering a 90 day evaluation trial available at

For more information, please review this instruction sheet.

Diva for Rhino

Available free for one year to students and educators. To download this add-on please follow the instructions on the link provided -


Educators and students can get SketchUp Studio at a discounted price at:

Stats and Research

With The New School's Cloud Desktop, degree/credit-seeking students and New School faculty can access a number of statistical applications. Click here for more info on Cloud Desktop access and available software

Personal copies of ArcGIS are available for local installation through IT Central. You may submit a request via or by ticket at IT Central.

SAS offers free access to the SAS University Edition for uncommercial use here. Please note that access to SAS University Edition will end Aug. 2, 2021; users will no longer be able to download it after Apr. 30, 2021.


Tableau is a data visualization tool that aims to help people see and understand data.

Tableau is offering free one-year student licenses available at Tableau for Students. Student licenses also give access to Tableau's entire eLearning suite. Instructors and educators, you can request an individual license at Tableau for Teaching.


The New School has partnered with VMWare to offer our students and faculty a suite of software via the VMWare Academic Program for academic and research use.

Additional Tools for Faculty

Faculty can find additional software and tools in the Guide to Online Teaching and Learning

* Availability and pricing may vary. Visit the sites for most current availability and pricing.