Information Technology provides access to a large array of digital software tools and services, such as Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, Udemy Business training videos and more, for current students and employees.

Personal Software & Services

Ball State Information Technology offers several downloadable software applications for little or no cost to current students, faculty, and staff. In addition, we offer the ability to purchase several software applications at a reduced cost for personal use by current students, faculty and staff.

Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus

Get access to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and many other Microsoft Office applications through your Ball State account.

How to install

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud gives you unlimited access to industry-leading creation tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Premiere Pro—along with consumer-based tools like Spark, Premier Rush, and more! You can see the full lineup of Adobe Creative Cloud applications at

Ball State University offers the full suite of Adobe Creative Cloud applications to its students currently enrolled in courses, full-time faculty and staff, and allows departments to install the Suite on their University-owned Student Workstations for the use of their student employees.

Please note, our license with Adobe does not cover access for retirees.

Request Access, Download, and Install Adobe Creative Cloud

NOTE: Students must be taking courses to receive access, and will need to request access to Creative Cloud every semester. For example, students who do not take summer courses will not have access to Creative Cloud during the summer, but will be able to request access once again for the Fall semester.


EndNote is a bibliographic software package that allows for the creation of libraries of sources & citations for projects, papers, and other related academic work.

How to install

Ball State Information Technology also offers several software applications and subscriptions for you to purchase for personal use.

On the Hub (individual software purchases)

On the Hub is a software provider that allows students, faculty and staff to purchase software at significant discounts off of standard retail prices, such as Norton Anti-Virus, Parallels Desktop, and more.

You can also get technical assistance for software purchased via On the Hub at On the Hub support.

Visit On the Hub

Information Technology offers many campus-wide enterprise software applications and services to current students, faculty, and staff at Ball State, including Microsoft OneDrive online storage, Udemy Business, PrintSmart, Zoom, WebEx, and more.

To access these applications and services, log into myBSU and select the application or service you wish to use.

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