Adobe Creative Cloud - Apps Installation Guide


This article is for staff and faculty.

Adobe Creative Cloud desktop app is easy to install on your university or personal computer, available for PC or Mac. Note: Only two licenses (office, personal) can be simultaneously logged into the app.

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Who has access to Adobe Creative Cloud Suite?

SVSU staff and faculty have access to the Adobe Creative Cloud software suite through their login credentials. The Enterprise license for Adobe includes a full suite of over 20 applications for graphic design, video editing, web development, and Acrobat DC for editing PDFs.

Access Adobe Apps From these Locations

Faculty and Staff

  • Creative Cloud Desktop Apps
    • Office
    • Labs 
    • Home
  • Adobe Express Premium
    • Office
    • Labs
    • Home

Registered Students

  • Creative Cloud Desktop Apps
    • Labs
    • Student Employee Work Stations, upon request 
  • Adobe Express Premium
    • Labs
    • Home
Adobe Account Information: FAQs
How do I install Adobe Creative Cloud on a University-owned: Windows Computer
How do I install Adobe Creative Cloud on a University-owned Mac?
How do I install Adobe Creative Cloud on my personal computer?

How to Sign in to Adobe Creative Cloud

  1. Open the Adobe Creative Cloud icon on your desktop or Start menu (Windows), or from Applications (Mac).
  2. You will need to sign in to install the available Adobe apps.
  3. On the Adobe ID Sign In the window, follow these steps:
    1. Type in your SVSU email address
    2. Click "Company or School Account"
    3. You are prompted to authenticate your account using MFA, Multi-Factor Authentication.

How to Install Specific Adobe Applications

  1. In the left navigation, you will see all the Apps available for installation. 
  2. Click All Apps, or click the category in the left menu (i.e., Photo, Graphic Design, Video, etc.) to find a specific app.
  3. You can choose the app you want by clicking Install, you will see a progress bar.
  4. When installation has finished you will receive a notification and see the application in the list Installed Apps.
  5. You can Open your app from inside Adobe Creative Cloud or open it as a single application from your Windows or Mac computer.

An image: Adobe Creative Cloud Interface with call outs


Adobe App categories

You can install specific Adobe apps on your university or personal computer (Windows and Mac) some of the common categories are below.  As a reminder you can only be logged into 2 devices at a time, you will need to log out of one of devices

  • Photo
  • Video
  • Illustration
  • Acrobat and PDF

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