Digital Resource Requirements

Wondering what software and hardware you'll need at ECU?

The requirements below apply to all students in undergraduate programs.

Graduate programs may have different requirements; please contact for information.


ECU recommends students have the latest available MacBook Pro or a PC equivalent. It is not mandatory to purchase a new laptop if you already have one.

    If you already have a laptop
    Educational pricing for laptops

    Adobe Creative Cloud

        Access for undergraduate students
        Access for graduate students
        Access for faculty and sessional faculty
        Setting up your Adobe Creative Cloud account
        Do you already have an Adobe ID?
        Your ECU Adobe Account
        Using Creative Cloud on campus


        Are laptops covered by student loans?
        Are Industrial Design students expected to run PC-based 3D software on their laptops?
        I need technical support