Note: Free Adobe Cloud access for all students and adjunct faculty ended on July 6, 2020. Students enrolled in specific courses requiring the use of Adobe Creative Cloud have been granted licenses. Please contact your instructor or program director if you have questions about eligibility.
UB faculty and staff access continues.
If you have been been granted access to Adobe Creative Cloud, please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.
- Download the Creative Cloud App here: Download. Follow the install instructions. You will need administrative rights on your personal computer to install it.
Current Creative Cloud users who already have the app installed will need to sign out of the app by clicking the user icon on the upper-right corner of the Creative Cloud app.
- Once installed, open the Adobe Creative Cloud application. In the Sign In box, enter your email@example.com (ex: ID99xx99@ubalt.edu). Press the Enter button on your keyboard or click the Sign In button. If you are asked to choose between Adobe ID or Enterprise ID, choose Enterprise ID. You will be redirected to the University of Baltimore login screen. Enter your NetID and Password and click Sign In.
- Click the Apps button in the top bar to view the list of available applications to install. To install an app, click the Install button next the app name. Once installed, the app will be available for use either from the start menu/Applications Folder, or the Creative Cloud Application.
For advanced features in the Creative Cloud App (e.g., syncing cloud data), or for help with specific applications, please visit the Adobe help site at helpx.adobe.com.
For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.
For Higher Education students to continue developing skills, Adobe offers free “Daily Creative Challenges”. These are guided projects where participants receive creative prompts and connect with pros, mentors, and other students for feedback and support. Click on the app name to learn more: Photoshop, XD and Illustrator. Also, for inspiration and over-the-shoulder learning, watch pros share their creative process on Adobe Live daily at www.behance.net/adobelive.
For faculty seeking to engage students during campus closures, Adobe has curated resources to help them discover inspiring projects, best practices, and new ideas so they can continue to drive valuable learning in virtual environments. For more information on Adobe’s distance learning resources please click here .