If you received a notification from your school admin that you have a temporary license, follow the steps below to learn how to access Creative Cloud desktop apps and what free resources are available to support online learning. For existing users, any assets or services previously associated with your account are accessible.
If you have more questions or issues, contact your school software or IT admin or see our FAQ.
If you already have Creative Cloud apps installed on your computer, sign out and sign back in again to activate the apps with your temporary license. For more information, see Sign in to Creative Cloud apps.
Follow the instructions below to download, install, and access Creative Cloud Desktop apps on your computer.
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 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 on the Behance livestream.
For teachers and faculty, Adobe has curated resources to help them and their students discover inspiring projects, best practices, and new ideas so they can continue to drive valuable learning in virtual environments. For more information, see Adobe’s distance learning resources.
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