Adobe Creative Cloud for Students, Faculty, and Staff

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Creative Cloud for Students, Faculty and Staff

Adobe Creative Cloud is a set of applications and services from Adobe Inc. that gives you access to a collection of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, and photography, along with a set of mobile applications. 

Students

  • Ohio University does not provide student licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud. However, student purchases are available at a discount. Please visit Adobe's website to purchase. 

  • Adobe Creative Cloud device licenses have been installed on most labs across the University, including in Alden Library and Scripps Hall. 

  • When using Adobe's apps on a computer with a Shared Device license, such as a shared student workstation or a lab computer, you will be prompted to authenticate when first launching the apps with your OHIO ID and password. 

  • OHIO’s license is considered "Enterprise" and should be accessed through School/Work account. When logging into Adobe Creative Cloud, you should use your OHIO email and password. 

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty and staff can use Creative Cloud on any University-owned computer.  Each OHIO ID is allowed to install Creative Cloud on two devices (one University-owned and one personal device).

  • In order to get Adobe Creative Cloud, including Acrobat DC, on a work computer, follow instructions to install and download apps as needed (Mac and Windows). 

  • OHIO’s license is considered "Enterprise" and should be accessed through School/Work account. When logging into Adobe Creative Cloud, you should use your OHIO email and password. 

  • Adobe Acrobat DC Pro on VDI is available and can access Acrobat DC on our VDI environment. However, Adobe Creative Cloud is not permitted in virtualized environments 

  • Departments that have shared computers that are used by student workers and employees who do not have an assigned computer can have Adobe Acrobat Pro or Creative Cloud installed. Shared Device Licenses are allowed on University-owned and managed devices. To request a Shared Device License, please submit a Technology Help Desk ticket with the device name. 

  • The University’s license is renewed each August and will be automatically renewed for all active OHIO employees. If any changes were to occur, a communication will be sent. 

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Article ID: 393
Created
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