Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of desktop and mobile applications and services used for designing print and online media assets, video editing, web development, photography, and more. 



  1. Request your free Adobe license
  2. Wait for your license. Please do not buy any apps. Check your plans. If you see "Adobe for Enterprise UC Berkeley", you have a license. 
  3. Download apps via Adobe

Step-by-step student instructions

Faculty and Staff

Student license changes

Beginning Fall 2021, all students (including student employees) who wish to receive an Adobe Creative Cloud license must submit a request. The request form will be available starting Aug. 12. Pre-existing adobe licenses will expire Aug. 15. Spring will require a new request. Why is this happening?


No direct costs to individuals. For campus departments, included in the cost of the IT Productivity SuiteFor students, provided for in 2021-2022 through Emergency Funding authorized by the Chancellor.

Data Security

Creative Cloud Storage is not suitable for data classified as sensitive, including certain personally identifiable human subject data. Any data stored here should be intended for public access (Protection Level P1). See: Data Classification Standard.

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  • Students*
  • Staff
  • Faculty

*Registration must be fully completed before Adobe software can be downloaded. Monitor progress at CalCentral. UC Extension Students are not eligible.