ADOBE Creative Cloud

In support of colleges and universities as we shift to online teaching and learning, Adobe is making their Creative Cloud platform available to students through July 6, 2020. This offer only applies to institutions that have existing licensing agreements. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

*Faculty/Staff please use Kace or Online Form to request access.

*Students please inform your instructors that you would like to request access. They can submit your request to Kace or with the Online Form.

  1. Visit and use your school credentials to sign in. If Adobe does not recognize your account, you will be prompted to create a new account. Click “create a new account” and enter your email address.


2. If prompted, select Company or School Account and then enter your password. Or provide your credentials in your school’s login screen.

3. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.

 For Higher Education students to continue developing skills, Adobe offers free “Daily Creative Challenges”. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and connect with pros, mentors, and other students for feedback and support. Click on the app name to learn more: Photoshop, XD and Illustrator. Also, for inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at

 For faculty seeking to engage students during campus closures, Adobe has curated resources to help them discover inspiring projects, best practices, and new ideas so they can continue to drive valuable learning in virtual environments. For more information on Adobe’s distance learning resources please click here.

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