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Adobe Creative Cloud for Faculty & Staff

Concordia offers faculty and staff an Adobe Creative Cloud license at no cost as part of our Adobe site license. Adobe Creative Cloud is a suite of software used for graphic design, video editing, web development, photography and is available to specific departments.

Who can use it?

Eligible faculty & staff.

How much does it cost?

There is no cost associated with the service.

How to get it

Employees in the Faculty of Fine Arts are eligible to use Adobe Creative Cloud as part of the Adobe site license. For more information, follow the instructions Getting Adobe Creative Cloud on OS X.

Employees in other departments can also request an Adobe Creative Cloud license following the steps below. Licenses are allocated based on academic use and need.   

  • Request a Creative Cloud license by filling out this form
  • If the request is approved, a consultant will contact you to provide instructions and coordinate the software deployment (if required).

Service availability



See the minimum requirements for Adobe Creative Cloud.

You can find more details about the Adobe site licence agreement here.



  • Concordia employee netname(s).
  • The number of Creative Cloud licenses required.
  • A description of the need for the Creative Cloud license, emphasizing the academic use.
  • To request a license, please fill out this form
  • License requests for personal or commercial purposes will be refused. 

Yes, you are eligible for two instances of the product to be installed under your name.
Here is the procedure on how to install the application on your personal computer:

  • Visit Adobe’s website:
  • Click on ‘Sign In’ at the far right of the screen.
  • First login is
  • Second login is your MyConcordia Portal employee netname and password.
  • Click Save File then follow the prompts and instructions to install Creative Cloud.
  • Once installed, you can download each individual Creative Cloud app as you wish.

Enter for the first login and your netname and password on the second login page.

Students that require Creative Cloud as part of one of their courses may be eligible for an Adobe Creative Cloud license. Click here for details.

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