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School of Performing and Visual Arts

Hardware / Software Requirements



MacBook Pro visit Apple Store online for the newest updates

Recommended Items: Extended warranty (AppleCare Protection Plan)
- Increased memory  
- Flash drive
- Security cable
- Padded carrying case


 - visit Adobe online for the newest updates

 Adobe Creative Creative Cloud Design Premium (recommended) or Design Standard. Creative Cloud is a subscription service that includes all available programs offered by adobe, be sure to check on Student discounts and services offered.

• Adobe Photoshop CC 2015
• Adobe Illustrator CC 2015
• Adobe InDesign CC 2015
• Adobe Bridge 
• Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2015
• Adobe Flash CC 2015
• Adobe Fireworks CC 2015
• Adobe Version Cue CC 2015
• Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro


Educational discounts for software are much more affordable: Go to the school bookstore or online for a discount program.
Be sure to ask for the available educational discount price for your laptop if you order your computer online.
We recommend that you insure your laptop. The university is not responsible for theft or damage of personal computer equipment.