Adobe Creative Cloud Licenses
The Adobe Creative Cloud licenses are free for K-State faculty and staff. The Adobe Enterprise license agreement year is August 1 through July 31. View the Downloading Adobe Create Cloud Suite knowledge base article for step-by-step instructions.
Named licenses are available for individuals and shared device licenses available for labs, classrooms, and other shared multi-user machines. These licenses include access to all the Creative Cloud applications. Some key differences between the two license types are as follows:
|Feature||Shared Device License||Named License|
|Intended usage scenario||Lab computers, kiosks, and other shared multi-user machines only||Educators and staff members using their University and personal devices|
|Number of computers licensed per seat/user||One computer||Two computers for the licensed user|
|Desktop app availability||All desktop apps included in one large package ( ~25 GB of disk space). Needs to be installed by IT support.||Users can select, install, and update only the needed apps any time using self-serve portal.|
|Mobile app availability||Not included||Adobe iOS and Android apps included with named license|
For instructions on how uninstall device licenses see Uninstalling Adobe Creative Cloud and Acrobat DC Serial Number Packages.
Request a License
Licenses must only be requested for devices, student employees, and county-paid extension employees. To request a license, submit a completed Software and Applications Distribution Form. You will receive an email with Adobe access instructions.
The K-State license is renewed annually July 31.
Help and Support
See the Adobe Help and Support page for more information.