Autodesk offers a number of 3D design software packages, such as Autocad and 3DS Max for faculty, staff and students. Please review Autodesk's Terms and Conditions for the Education Community before proceeding to the steps below: 

Step 1:

If you have not already reviewed the terms and conditions for digitally downloaded home use software at Valdosta State University, please do so prior to proceeding.

Step 2:

If you already have an Autodesk account, skip to step 3.

Otherwise, register for an Autodesk account using your VSU email address (eg. Once you have done so, an email will be sent to your account. Click the link inside the email to activate your account.

Step 3:

On the Autodesk download website, select the product you wish to download and then click the Download Now! link that appears.

Step 4:

Log in with the Autodesk account that you created in step 2. If you do not know the password for this account, click the Forgot your password? link instead of the Sign In button on this page. A new password will be sent to your VSU email account.

Step 5:

Once you have successfully logged in, a download link and an activation code will appear for the selected product.

Step 6:

Run the installer downloaded from the link in the email and enter the activation code when prompted.