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NOTE: In response to the distance learning needs of Clarkson University, 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 is no longer offers free access to the Creative Cloud programs, but you are still able to get a free trial of many of their titles.

  1. Visit and use your school credentials to sign in.



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


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: PhotoshopXD 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.