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Creative Cloud offers tools for graphic design, video editing, web development, image editing, and includes Adobe Acrobat, which allows users to view and edit PDF files. CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus has entered into a license agreement with Adobe for heavily discounted pricing for an annual subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • Cost for current faculty and staff is $45 per year, payable through your department's speedtype, and renewed annually on July 1.
  • There is no cost for active students.
  • This software may be installed on up to two devices. Information about system requirements for Creative Cloud applications is available here.
  • Details about Adobe product options and user guide information is available from AdobeMore information also can be found at the Adobe Help Center
Obtaining a university license for Adobe.

Click on the tab below  Active Students or Current Faculty and Staff  for instructions on obtaining an Adobe Creative Cloud license. Answers to some frequently asked questions follow the licensing instructions. 

Students can access the Adobe Creative Cloud software by going to https://www.adobe.com/. Click on Sign In at the top right-hand corner of the screen.

  • Type in your university email address.

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  • Enter your university email address and password at the CU Denver | Anschutz Web Login page.

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  • Once you're logged in, click Open under the Creative Cloud logo to access the software.

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Current faculty and staff can request a license for Adobe Creative Cloud for a cost $45 annually (the charge is not prorated and the license is non-transferrable). Licenses will renew automatically each year unless a licensee has opted-out prior to the July 1 renewal date.

Please have your department speedtype ready to complete the request on the OIT Service Center portal.

Go to: https://servicecenter.oit.ucdenver.edu/CherwellPortal/IT to create a ticket to request a license.

  • Log in to the Service Center using your university credentials and then select Make a Request.

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  • You will be presented with several options. Scroll down to Software and Applications and click on this option.

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  • Once again you will be presented with several options. Scroll down to Adobe and click.

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  • Click on New.

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  • Complete the required information. All fields must be filled in before submitting the ticket.

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  • Once the form is completed, press Add to cart. The next screen will be your service cart - click Submit Order.

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When you submit the order, a service request will be created and you will receive an email with an Incident / Record ID number.

Once you receive a follow-up message that you have been approved for a license, you can access the Adobe Creative Cloud software by going to https://www.adobe.com/. Click on Sign In at the top right-hand corner of the screen.

  • Type in your university email address.

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  • Enter your university credentials at the CU Denver | Anschutz Web Login page.

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  • Once you're logged in, click Open under the Creative Cloud logo to access the software.

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*More information about the OIT Service Center and the OIT Service Center Job Aid are available for additional assistance as well. If you have any questions, please contact the Service Desk at:

FAQs

Following are some of the frequently asked questions about the university Adobe Creative Cloud licenses.

Have you reviewed the steps for obtaining a university license but still have a question? Contact the OIT Service Desk at 303.724.4357 for additional help.