As a result of campus closure, student access to Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms is not available. Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students and faculty, so that they can continue their work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

Adobe will be discontinuing the at-home access of Adobe Creative Cloud software on July 6th, 2020. Students who have licensed the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite through the Adobe at-home access program will also have their software licenses deactivated on this date as well. After July 6th, 2020 users will need to provide their own form of payment for their Adobe Creative Cloud account subscription.

  1. Visit and input your NetID email address and click “Continue
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  1. Click “Company or School Account” and login with your password.
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  1. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps. Or download and install the Desktop app.

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

Adobe Daily Creative Challenges

Students who want 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.

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