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adobe creative cloud logoClark University offers a full Adobe Creative Cloud license to Faculty and Staff. This allows you to use your Clark credentials to install a range of Creative Cloud applications on Clark-provided computers, personally owned computers, or mobile devices.

This allows you access to

  • Acrobat
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Premier
  • Audition
  • and more …

Students can use Adobe products on most Clark public computers on campus.

Staff and Faculty can install and use Adobe applications on Clark-provided computers, personally owned computers, or mobile devices. While you can install applications on multiple devices, you can only have two active at any one time.

  1. Go to https://creativecloud.adobe.com/
  2. Click Sign in in the top right
  3. Enter your Clark email address
    • If you’re already logged in, you may not need to do the next 2 steps.
  4. Choose Company or School Account
  5. Log in with your Clark account

From here you can choose to install or update a wide range of Adobe applications.

Please follow the instructions in this Adobe help article.

Of particular interest will be the setting to prevent an automatic sign in.

  1. Sign in to your Adobe Account with your email and password.

  2. Go to Account and security > Sign-in and security.

  3. Turn off the Select my profile automatically option.

Our new agreement with Adobe means that individual departments will no longer need to purchase licenses for most Adobe products.

No. ITS recommends that students use a personal email address if they choose to purchase an Adobe license. Students only have access to Clark accounts for 9 months after departure or graduation, so using a personal email address ensures Adobe access beyond this timeframe.

A small number of long-term Adobe users may see a notification that says “Your Adobe License will expire in 7 days”. If you see this message, please contact the Help Desk (helpdesk@clarku.edu, 508-793-7745) so that we can ensure that your device is fully switched over to our new licensing model.

Contact Information

ITS Help Desk

Call or Email
Summer 2024 Hours
  • Monday-Friday: 8am – 5pm
    May 27 (Memorial Day): Closed