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Students- all you need to know about Adobe Express for Education

  1. Adobe Express User Guide
  2. Introduction
    1. Adobe Express Overview
    2. What's new in Adobe Express
    3. Adobe Express system requirements
    4. Keyboard shortcuts | Adobe Express
    5. Adobe Express | Frequently asked questions
    6. Release Notes
  3. Create and edit graphics, photos, and videos
    1. Getting started with Adobe Express templates
    2. Create multiple pages in Adobe Express
    3. Create a web page using Adobe Express
    4. Create a video using Adobe Express
    5. Animate texts and photos
    6. Import color themes from Adobe Color
  4. Create and manage brands
    1. How to create and manage your brand in Adobe Express
    2. Learn how to manage shared brands and branding assets in Adobe Express
    3. Using Custom fonts in Adobe Express
  5. Content Scheduler
    1. Content Scheduler Overview
    2. Connect social media accounts
    3. Schedule and publish social media posts
    4. Media specifications for social media posts
  6. Quick action
    1. Resize your images using quick action
    2. Remove background from your images using quick action
    3. Convert your images to JPG or PNG using quick action
    4. Trim your video using quick action
    5. Resize your video using quick action
    6. Convert to GIF using quick action
    7. Crop video using quick action
    8. Learn how to Convert PDF and Export PDF using quick action
    9. Edit PDF text and images using quick action
    10. Combine PDF files and organize PDF pages using quick action
    11. FAQ | Quick actions
  7. Publish and share
    1. Collaborating and sharing on Adobe Express
    2. Hosting your Adobe Express projects
    3. Creating and using Creative Cloud Libraries
    4. Transferring projects between accounts
    5. Privacy and permissions
  8. Adobe Express on mobile
    1. Adobe Express for iOS
    2. Adobe Express for Android
    3. Manage Adobe Express subscriptions on iOS
    4. Manage Adobe Express subscriptions on Android
    5. Manage Adobe Express subscriptions on Samsung Galaxy Store
  9. Adobe Express for Education
    1. Adobe Express for Education
    2. Teachers- all you need to know about Adobe Express for Education
    3. Students- all you need to know about Adobe Express for Education

How interested students can get started with their Adobe Express for Education account.

What is Adobe Express for Education?

Adobe Express for Education makes it easy for students to communicate ideas with stunning presentations, graphics, and short videos—in minutes. It's designed especially for teachers and students in mind, with new quick actions, tools, and resources that are perfect for any subject. 

As part of the Adobe Express for Education plan, K12 Teachers and students get all the features that they know and love from Adobe Spark as well as two additional applications: Adobe Photoshop Express and Adobe Premiere Rush. This allows for the entire class to create videos on the go and edit photos quickly within the app. 

An Adobe Express for Education plan adds extra features and functionality that is critical to schools, including:

  • Education specific privacy controls: can be deployed in a way that allows schools and districts to meet student privacy obligations

  • Easier login: Ability to set up single sign-on so students can easily log in with their existing school ID.
  • Enhanced controls to keep students safe: schools own the accounts and exercise admin rights over them. Plus, safe search for image and video results that are age-appropriate for K-12 students.
  • Premium creative assets and student–friendly Adobe Stock images are included — there are no paywalls, ads, or popups.

  • There’s no Discover tab in Adobe Photoshop Express, so students can stay focused on their work


To get Adobe Express for Education in your classroom, your school administrators and/or IT department should contact Adobe to set up students. Click here for more information.

What are school/district accounts?

A school/district account means that this account was set up directly by your school or district IT administrators. Your educational institution is taking full advantage of the full version of Adobe Express and it's been deployed throughout your school.

What are classroom accounts?

Classroom accounts are a type of account that teachers can create and invite students to join.  After receiving an invitation, students can create their own classroom account to collaborate with classmates and friends on projects. Classroom accounts for Adobe Express are only available to education users, specifically teachers and students in educational institutions.

Note: This feature is only offered to verified teachers in the United States at this time.

How do I log in to Adobe Express for Education?

There are two types of accounts you can log into: a school/district account provided by your school's administrators or a classroom account provided by your United States verified teacher. 

To get started with a school/district account, please follow the following steps: 

  1. Logging in to your student account
    Logging in to your student account

  2. Type your school email and password in the Adobe Express for Education screen to log in.

  3. Bookmark the school learning management system to make it easier to find for future use.

  4. You are all set!

If you are in the United States and your teacher sent you a class code, please follow the following steps to join a classroom:

  1. You must have a class code link or a unique class code to join - your teacher can send you this from their classroom manager inside their teacher account.

  2. You will receive an email from your teacher with the class code link inside. Click this link and then enter your class code manually.

    The class code
    The class code

  3. Use your Google Workspace for Education account from your school to sign up.


  4. If prompted, select Company or School Account to continue. Do not select ‘Adobe ID/Personal account’.

    Select the type of account
    Select the type of account

  5. You are all set!

Adobe and student data privacy

School/district accounts and classroom accounts in Adobe Express are made with student data privacy protections in mind. Classroom accounts offer safe search functionality in photo searches, teacher verification, and extra administrative controls to protect the schools’ and students’ personal information. 


For the latest updates on Adobe’s student privacy policies, please visit the Adobe Student Privacy page.

My classroom account was disabled - what happened?

Classroom accounts for Adobe Express are only available to education users, specifically teachers, and students in educational institutions. Teachers are able to set up classroom accounts for themselves, set up a classroom and invite their students to join it using a class code. However, school or district administrators, using the Adobe Admin Console, can disable this feature. 

If you have been notified that your classroom account was disabled, then your administrator has turned off classroom accounts for your school or district. You must speak with your administrator about how they would prefer you use Adobe Spark with your classroom.

Resources for students in higher education

Adobe Express for Education is free to K12 teachers and students. However, if you are student in higher education and your institution does not currently have Creative Cloud All Apps for Higher Education, you have a couple of options:
  • Ask your institution or college to purchase access to Creative Cloud All Apps for students, faculty and staff.

  • Individual students can purchase Adobe Express or Creative Cloud All Apps (including Adobe Express) at a special discount rate for students and educators only.

Additional student training on Adobe Express

To get started with classroom accounts or to learn more, click here.

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