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Free Access to Adobe Creative Cloud For Faculty and Staff    

As a faculty or staff member you can receive free access to the full Adobe Creative Suite.

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

You will then need to create an adobe account using your TAMUG address at Adobe and click "Create an Account".

Create an account

After your adobe account has been created and you have received confirmation you were granted access to the suite, you will need to install Creative Cloud at Install 

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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.