Creative Cloud access for students and teachers during COVID-19 campus closures

Learn about our updated offers with education discounts to fit your needs.

Adobe offers education discounts and licensing programs to fit the needs of students and institutions.

  • New higher education institutions can now purchase the Adobe VIP Student License Pack with a lower minimum quantity and at a reduced price. For example, for US, the minimum quantity is 100 licenses with the reduced price of $142.00/student/year. Explore options.
  • Options are available for renewing customers to help cover students in a distance learning environment. Contact your Adobe Representative or Authorized Reseller for more information or request a consultation.

In a virtualized environment, Named user licensing can be deployed, but Creative Cloud Shared Device License is not permissible, currently. Learn more about Adobe's virtualization policy.

Engage remote students with Adobe’s distance learning resources

As higher education and K-12 students and institutions continue distance learning or hybrid classes, we are here to assist you. Check out our free distance learning resources, including engaging lesson plans, courses, blog posts, and on-demand webinars from Adobe and our partners.

Continue learning and creating

If your entitlement does not include access to Adobe Creative Cloud desktop apps, you see a trial notification when you open an application and have limited functionality. However, you can build your skills in photo and video editing, graphic design, UI prototyping, and more. Create a personal Adobe ID with your non-school email address to take advantage of these free experiences:

Publish and share your work 

Adobe Portfolio

To help recent graduates, we are making Adobe Portfolio free for one year. Whether you want to showcase your work on a full portfolio website to share with potential employers or create a single-page website, we’ve got you covered. Be the first to hear about the launch by signing up here.

Adobe Express

Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages that make you stand out to friends, professors, or future employers.


Create photos, videos, and prototypes

Adobe Lightroom

Powered by the magic of Adobe Photoshop technology, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for mobile lets you craft and share professional-quality images from your phone or tablet.

iPhone | iPad | Android

Adobe Premiere Rush

Make pro-quality videos on your mobile devices with built-in camera functionality. Edit with intuitive tools for audio, motion graphics, and more, and share from the app to social channels like YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.

iOS | Android

Adobe XD

Create prototypes that bring your ideas to life. Learn how to design and build an elegant mobile app or website, one of the most in-demand skills by employers today.

Scan and easily interact with PDFs

Adobe Acrobat Reader

Read, annotate, collaborate on, sign and work with your digital documents from anywhere with the leading free PDF tool Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Computer | iOS | Android

Adobe Scan

Easily capture and convert handwritten content and forms into high-quality Adobe PDFs. Share via email or upload scans to your GDrive with the free scanner in your pocket Adobe Scan.

iOS | Android

Upgrade to Creative Cloud

As a student or teacher, you can save over 60% on a personal purchase of Creative Cloud.

For more information, see Student and Teacher FAQ.

Join the conversation

To collaborate, ask questions, and chat with other Creative Cloud and Document Cloud administrators, use our Enterprise and Teams Community. On the communities, you can freely ask, share, and learn from your peers in the industry.

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