Laptop Requirements & Software Information

A laptop computer is required when students begin the first year of the interior design program. Please see the link for specific hardware and software information. Software information will be e-mailed to students registered in fall introductory courses. A printer and digital camera are highly recommended.
Faculty and our Design Technologist are working to finalize the 2022/2023 Interior Design Laptop Requirements – please checkback on June 20. We apologize for the delay as we look for vendors that will provide the best pricing.  If you have specific questions while we wait to post the full computer specifications - you may contact
Ben Bernard
Design Technologist

Details on Interior Design laptop requirements ⇒

Click here to purchase laptop through NDSU Bookstore  

If you are having difficulty downloading software or need assistance go to the ITS Help Desk, Quentin Burdick Building, Room 150.

NDSU ITS Help Desk available hours ⇒


Technology Resources

The NDSU Technology Learning and Media Center (TLMC) provides workshops, and helps students explore various media technologies, and answer any questions about Adobe Creative Cloud and any of the Adobe Creative Cloud software applications, i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro DC.

Explore NDSU Technology Learning & Media Center 


There are several helpful websites and video tutorials available to students:

View Adobe Photoshop Tutorial Videos ⇒

View Adobe Illustrator Tutorial Videos ⇒

View SketchUp Tutorial Videos ⇒

View SketchUp Help Website ⇒




Let's get started!

Interior Design Program Coordinator
Susan Ray-Degges
E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Phone: 701-231-7218
Fax: 701-231-5273

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