Adobe Creative Cloud

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Subscription access to popular Adobe titles like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Flash, Dreamweaver, and many other desktop and mobile applications.


Faculty and staff: Centrally-managed devices

Follow the directions for installing software on OHIO computers and search for Adobe Creative Cloud.

Faculty and staff: Unmanaged devices

Install your user-licensed copy of Adobe Creative Cloud on an unmanaged device by following these instructions:

  1. Visit

  2. Click Sign In in the top right corner.

  3. Enter your email address. You will then be directed to the Ohio University login page.

  4. Log in with your normal Ohio University credentials

  5. Under the Your Services section, you should see Creative Cloud listed. Click Open.

  6. On this page, you can select and install the individual Creative Cloud programs that you want.


Students can purchase Adobe Creative Cloud at a discount through Adobe directly.

Who can access

  • Faculty and Staff: Exclusive use by a single individual on one University-owned computer and one personally-owned computer or shared use on a single University-owned computer. 

  • Students: Available in some labs and on some University-owned, shared workstations. For personal access, visit Adobe's Creative Cloud student sales page.

How to request access

  • No request is needed if you follow the access instructions above. If you're having trouble, visit the Technology Help Center to submit a ticket.


  • Graphic design

  • Multimedia production

  • Cloud-delivered applications and updates

Connect with Creative Cloud applications

  • Acrobat

  • After Effects

  • Animate

  • Audition

  • Bridge

  • Character Animator

  • Dimension

  • Fresco (Windows and iOS only)

  • Dreamweaver

  • Illustrator

  • InCopy

  • InDesign

  • Lightroom

  • Lightroom Classic

  • Media Encoder

  • Photoshop

  • Premiere Pro

  • Premiere Rush

  • Substance 3D Designer

  • Substance 3D Painter

  • Substance 3D Sampler

  • Substance 3D Stager

  • XD

  • View the complete list of Creative Cloud applications

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


Adobe's approach to accessibility provides detailed information about digital accessibility for Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

Ohio University strives to make its digital resources and services accessible to all visitors, including those with disabilities who may also be using assistive technology. If special steps are necessary in order to improve the accessibility of experiences for end-users, those steps must be taken. 
If you experience a barrier that affects your ability to access OHIO websites, videos, online forums, documents, or other information technology, please let us know
For further information about OHIO's digital accessibility resources, see:


The Ohio University Information Security Office strives to educate and empower the University community to appropriately manage risks and protect OHIO’s information and systems. This effort is facilitated through policies, standards, and information security risk management program, as well as other tools and guidance that are provided to the University community. This modern approach creates a safe computing environment in which the University community can teach, learn, and conduct research. 

For additional information about OHIO’s security resources, see:

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