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Adobe Software

We have a site license for the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications through NERCOMP. The Agreement includes home use licensing for faculty and staff.

How to Access:

Adobe Acrobat DC (formerly Pro) is is installed on all CCSU-owned computers, including those in classrooms and labs.

How to Request:

Faculty and Staff Offices

CCSU Owned Windows 10 Computers: 

1. Click on the Windows Start button in the bottom left of the screen.

2. On the line that appears, Search Programs and files, type the word Software.

3. At the top of the list, you will see the words Software Center, click on that to launch the Software Center.

4. Click on either Adobe Creative Cloud Suite or Adobe Acrobat DC and then click to Install.

CCSU Owned Apple Computers:

1. From the dock click on “Self Service.”

2. Click on the Install button for Adobe CC.

CCSU Classrooms & Labs

Software installations can be requested through the Service Request process, 

Software Installation Request for Classrooms/Labs

Home use licensing for faculty and staff

Actively-employed faculty and staff may install Adobe products on personally-owned computers at no charge, log into with your CCSU email/Office 365 account to access this benefit.  

Student Use

Students can access Adobe Creative Cloud on campus computers. At this time, CCSU does not have free Adobe licensing for students, however Adobe offers a discounted Creative Cloud plan for students, visit for more information. If a student needs to be able to use Adobe off-campus, they can request a CARES loaner laptop.

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