As you start the term, you may want to take a moment and setup your laptop in order to take advantage of some of the great features and tools available to you on your personal laptop. Below is an itemized list of features with links to instructional content to help guide your installation
Your ‘newschool’ Wireless Network Connection
The entire Innovation Center is equipped for wireless access available to you personal laptop. Connecting to the wireless network is simple and requires you to authenticate only once per device and it will automatically join the network every time you come in range, without you having to do anything. Please see the linked
instructions to connect your devices to the ‘newschool’ network.
Your Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription
The New School provides all students (enrolled in the current term) with subscriptions for the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications. Adobe Creative Cloud subscriptions allow you to install Adobe Creative Cloud software on your personal computer. In order to access your subscription for Adobe Creative Cloud and download the software on your personal computer, login to
MyNewSchool and select the ‘Services’ tab. In the Adobe channel you will find the links needed. For additional information, FAQ, and download instructions, see the
Adobe Creative Cloud Subscriptions section of the IT website.
Wireless Printing in Campus Learning Spaces
The Innovation Center features two printers for general use: one B&W, the other color. These printers are available from all workstations in the Innovation Center and the drivers can also be installed on your personal laptop for wireless printing. Please see our
instructions to install the printer drivers.
Wireless Scanning in the Innovation Center
The technology learning space also features 3 wireless scanners which can be operated directly from your laptop (with a driver installation now available for download). Please see our
wireless scanning instructions.
Air Media Display Capability in Innovation Center Huddle Spaces
Through Air Media technology there are several large screen monitors and one projection screen where you can present your desktop screen to others directly from your laptop. Please see the instructions available onsite.
The New School offers the latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection as a free download. We recommend that you install anti-virus software on all your personally-owned computers, including Macs. To get the software, log in to
MyNewSchool and go to the "Services" tab. Look in the Information Technology channel under "Deals". To participate, you will be asked to agree to a License Agreement, enter your secure NetID username and password, and download and install the software. This version of Symantec Anti-Virus is meant for personally-owned computers only. It is not intended for use on New School owned computers, which use Symantec Endpoint Protection instead.
If you have any question or require assistance with your setup, please contant IT Central at email@example.com, or submit a support ticket online at