Adobe Creative Cloud Full Suite

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A Creative Cloud complete membership gives you access to the entire Creative Suite collection, plus many additional applications and services. With Creative Cloud, you receive new features as soon as they happen. Adobe Creative Cloud provides software for graphic design, video editing, and web development. Popular programs include Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop.

You can download complete CC memberships or individual apps on a month to month basis, and once the apps are downloaded, they are available on your computer - not the cloud. Anything that you save to the cloud is accessible from any device with internet access. CC applications are available only as part of Creative Cloud.

Creative Cloud is now available to all UNL Faculty and Staff through Enterprise Software. To begin using Adobe Creative Cloud you may install it on your university-managed device from Software Center on Windows and Self Service on macOS. The Creative Cloud application can also be downloaded directly from Adobe at 

Once the Creative Cloud application is installed, you can log in using your university credentials. Adobe applications under our current licensing will appear available to install and use through the Creative Cloud application.

Product Specifications

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Purchasing Information

Licensing Type:  12 Month Subscription
Available To: 
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  • Students to obtain your free license, please see the Helpful Resources section below
  • Faculty/staff Creative Cloud application can also be downloaded directly from Adobe at 
Returns: No returns or cancellations

Helpful Resources

Adobe Creative Cloud for Student Workers

A college or department is free to allow a student to use their Adobe Creative Cloud sign-in for their University Student Workers duties.

Adobe Creative Cloud for Students

Adobe Creative Cloud is now free to UNL Students through the use of student technology fees.

  1. Create your Adobe Account and download Creative Cloud software - Follow instructions from this Student Account Setup Guide
  2. If you already purchased a subscription elsewhere, follow instructions to transfer and cancel existing subscription here.
  3. Additional FAQ and troubleshooting PDF guide
Adobe Creative Cloud for Faculty/Staff

Available through UNL Enterprise software. The software will automatically be available to all faculty and staff. If you do not see Creative Cloud on your university-managed device, contact your IT department support. 

UNK, UNO and UNMC faculty and staff should contact their campus IT department directly use information.

We currently use named-user licensing and Shared Device licensing. Please see the matrix for the differences in licensing.

Named-user licensingShared Device licensing
Licenses for each individual user on their institutional computer with teacher and staff rights to install on two computers, one for work and one for home use Licenses for each computer, rather than each user, with rights to install on one computer per license
Choice of complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option Choice of complete set of Creative Cloud applications or single-app option
Submit a request for Shared Device licenses for your computer lab or classroom via the Shared Device License Request Form for Adobe Creative Cloud
There is no charge for Shared Device licenses for departments/colleges on all four campuses