Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is available to students, faculty and staff.

Through a partnership with Adobe, Clemson is now licensed for the complete Adobe Creative Cloud – a suite of software that includes titles focused around photography, video, audio and design.  The Creative Cloud includes access to Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Audition, Acrobat and more.

How do I setup/access Adobe Creative Cloud?

Personal Installations (Students, Faculty, & Staff)

First, go to Click on the Sign In button in the upper right. Enter your as your Email address (no “g”) and click Continue. If you happen to have previously set up an Adobe account using your you will get a choice of Personal Account or Company or School Account. Select Company or School Account.  Then you will see this screen. To install Adobe Creative Cloud, click on Open under Creative Cloud.

Then, under Creative Cloud, click Download. This app will manage your Adobe files and apps.

Managing Personal Activations

Your Creative Cloud subscription allows you to activate the software on up to two computers simultaneously. If you would like to use Creative Cloud on a third device, you will need to deactivate your previous devices. Detailed instructions for this process can be found in our knowledge base here:

Where can I get assistance on how to use Adobe Creative Cloud?

Adobe has an extensive website containing self-paced tutorials available at  In addition, be sure to check out the CCIT training schedule for on-campus learning opportunities. Additional resources for faculty are available at

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