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Adobe site license

Concordia offers faculty and staff an Adobe site license for Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Cloud at no cost. Adobe Creative Cloud is a suite of software including the Creative Cloud version of Acrobat Pro and is available to specific departments. Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is available to all active faculty and staff University-wide. Software covered under the Adobe site license can only be installed on university owned computers.

Who can use it?

Active faculty & staff.

Users in the Faculty of Fine Arts are eligible to use Adobe Creative Cloud as part of the site license. For more information, follow the instructions on how to install Adobe Acrobat and Creative Cloud on OS X.

How much does it cost?

Adobe site license

There is no cost associated with the Adobe site license service. Software covered under the Adobe site license is installed for free.

How to get it

  • The link can be found on Carrefour's My CU Account page. You will be guided on how to install your software.

Service availability



Consult the following resource to learn more about site license agreements:

Adobe site license agreement

Consult the following resources to learn more about minimum specifications to run adobe software:

  1. System requirements for Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
  2. System requirements for Adobe Creative Cloud





You are eligible for two instances of the product to be installed under your name. This allows you to sign into Creative Cloud from two different university owned devices (desktop and laptop) at the same time.

To request installation of the software in a lab or classroom, contact the Service Desk.  

Please ensure you’ve accepted the Adobe terms and conditions. If you are still experiencing an issue, please open a ticket with the Service Desk and provide your netname and the exact error message you receive.

No. Creative Cloud software covered under the Adobe site license can be installed on university and personally owned computers.

Adobe Software that is not covered by our agreement with Adobe can be purchased through our software reseller. To obtain a quote, open a ticket with the IT Service Desk. Acrobat Pro DC and Creative Cloud software are not available for purchase because they are available, at no extra cost, under our agreement with Adobe.

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