Adobe Creative Cloud for Students

Access is granted on a semester-by-semester basis for students in eligible courses only.


Adobe Creative Cloud suite is available for home use to term-active CUNY students to assist in your distance learning. Follow the instructions below to access Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.

  1. Visit and use your CUNYfirst user ID ( to sign in.

  2. Next, enter your CUNYfirst user ID and password

  3. From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app. Click All your apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

4. For help downloading, installing or using Adobe Creative Cloud applications, students should visit the following Adobe web pages:

Creative Suite Learn & Support

Adobe Help Center

Common questions | Creative Cloud

Contact Customer Care – Adobe Support

The student instructions on Accessing Adobe Creative Cloud ( are available online and will be available from the IT Resources for Remote Work & Teaching ( page.
Faculty and staff should contact our Service Desk for help with accessing their existing Adobe Creative Cloud license.

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