How Do I Install Adobe Creative Cloud?

If the computer is owned by ACU and will be used by multiple people, please contact the Support Center with the computer's ACU Asset ID number so that the needed Adobe product can be installed using a software license that is not associated to an individual.

All ACU students, faculty, and staff have access to Adobe Creative Cloud products free of charge. You can download them using the following steps:

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to
  2. Click "sign in" in the upper-right corner.
  3. Enter your ACU email address.
  4. Click Continue.
    • You may be prompted to choose an account type, if so, choose Company or school account (Enterprise ID).
  5. You will be redirected:
    • If you are already signed in through Single Sign-On (SSO), you will be redirected to your Creative Cloud dashboard.
    • If you are not signed in to SSO, you will be redirected to an SSO page. Sign in using your ACU username and password.
  6. Click "Apps" on the left sidebar or "View all apps" near the middle of the page, under the "Your apps" header section.
  7. Before you can install any of the Creative Cloud apps, you need to install the Creative Cloud Desktop app. Scroll down the "All apps" page until you see "Creative Cloud" and click "Download"
  8. Once you have downloaded the Creative Cloud installer, open and run the installer, and follow the instructions on screen.

[Note: After installation, open the Creative Cloud Desktop app to download any of the Creative Cloud creative apps (i.e. Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, etc.).]

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