Free Access to Adobe Creative Cloud For Galveston Faculty and Staff    

As a Galveston faculty or staff member you can receive free access to the full Adobe Creative Suite.
(please note the software is NOT available for College Station employees)

To request access you will need to submit a helpdesk ticket by emailing HelpDesk. In the ticket please provide your name, title, department, and TAMU email address.

You will then sign in using your TAMU address at Adobe and click "Continue".

a. Type your NET ID with and select “Continue”


You will then need to click on "Company or School Account".


5. Select “Company and School Account”

After that, you will be redirected to Texas A&M University login services where you will log in with your Howdy password and click "Sign In".


6. Continue with Enterprise sign in.


You will then need to select how you would like DUO to authenticate you. The quickest method is to select "Send Me a Push".

a. Use DUO Push to authenticate

Finally, you will be logged in and able to install or use your Creative Cloud at Install 

 Not all apps displayed for download | Creative Cloud desktop app

When you have Creative Cloud and your account has been approved by the Adobe Team you will have access to:

  • Acrobat DC Pro
  • Adobe Dimension
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Lightroom Classic
  • Adobe Premiere Clip
  • Adobe Premiere Rush
  • Adobe XD
  • After Effects
  • Animate
  • Audition
  • Dreamweaver
  • Edge Animate
  • Edge Code
  • Edge Reflow
  • Fireworks CS6
  • Flash Builder
  • Illustrator
  • InCopy
  • InDesign
  • Muse
  • Photoshop
  • Prelude
  • Premiere Pro
  • Scout
  • SpeedGrade

For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.

For Creative Cloud tutorials, see Creative Cloud Tutorials.

For Higher Education students, faculty, and staff 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


TAMUG Adobe Team

Please email the HelpDesk if you have questions.