Adobe Creative Cloud Software for Students, Faculty and Staff


Information Technology Services is pleased to announce that through a CSU system wide and CSULA license agreement with Adobe Systems, Inc., Adobe Creative Cloud software suite is now available to students, faculty and staff at a substantially reduced rate of $40.00 annual subscription fee. All CSULA Adobe Creative Cloud subscribers will also receive 20 GB of online storage.

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Who is eligible to purchase this subscription software?

  • Students who are actively enrolled in classes can take advantage of the offer. Extended Studies and International Programs students are NOT eligible.
  • CSULA faculty and staff can also take advantage of the offer. Non-CSULA employees, (i.e., ASI, ASC, Philanthropic Foundation, OLLI and Research Centers) are NOT eligible.

What Adobe CC software is included?

See complete listing at the end of the page.

Can I install the application on multiple computers?

Yes. Adobe allows you to install on up to two separate computers. It can be installed on either a PC or a MAC. Here are the steps to activate or deactivate your license -

Do I have to install all the applications in the Adobe CC suite?

No. Adobe CC allows you access to all their applications, however you only need to download and install those applications that you want to use.

How long can I use the software?

The license is valid for a year from the date you activate your account and software.

Are there any prerequisites to downloading the software?

  • An Internet connection is required to download the software and to obtain the licenses.
  • You will need to createan Adobe account (Adobe ID) for the first time to download and activate your software. Periodically you will be asked to sign in with your Adobe ID. The same ID will be required to install the software on your second computer.

Are there any system requirements I need to consider?

The links below will provide detailed requirements for your specific system. System requirements -

How do I sign up for the Adobe CC subscription program?

- You can sign up through the myCalStateLA Portal:


How do I renew my Adobe CC subscription program?

- You can renew by going to the Sign up for the Adobe CC subscription steps through myCalstateLA Portal again. DO NOT renewal at the Adobe site.

How do I get Adobe software support?

Kivuto Support, 1-888-396-1447, provides live technical support from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. PST. 24-hour e-mail support is available at

Is training available for the Adobe CC applications?

- Training is available through multiple venues, designed to meet our students' variable learning styles and availability.

How do I redeem the Adobe Redemption Code?

- If you purchased Adobe CC, you may have received a redemption code. You must redeem this code before you can start using your product. To redeem, go to the following link:

- then follow the additional 6 steps (redeeming the code is the first step) in Creative Cloud, Acrobat DC in the following link:

Adobe CC (Creative Cloud) Software

The world's best desktop applications for photography, video, audio and design.

Adobe Acrobat  Adobe Acrobat® Pro
Adpbe After Effects  Adobe After Effects® CC
Adobe Audition  Adobe Audition® CC
 Adobe Bridge  Adobe Bridge CC
 Adobe Dreamweaver  Adobe Dreamweaver® CC
Adobe Fireworks  Adobe Fireworks®
 Adobe Flash� Builder� 4.7 Premium Edition  Adobe Flash® Builder® Premium Edition
 Adobe Flash Professional  Adobe Flash Professional CC
Adobe Illustrator  Adobe Illustrator® CC
Adobe InCopy  Adobe InCopy® CC
Adobe InDesign  Adobe InDesign® CC
Adobe Media Encoder  Adobe Media Encoder CC
Adobe Muse  Adobe Muse
 Adobe Photoshop  Adobe Photoshop® CC
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® 
Adobe Prelude  Adobe Prelude® CC
Adobe Premiere  Adobe Premiere® Pro CC
Adobe SpeedGrade  Adobe SpeedGrade® CC



Edge Tools & Services:

Tools and services for web designers and web developers to create beautiful, mobile-ready content and apps with HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Adobe Edge Animate  Adobe Edge Animate CC
Adobe Edge Code  Adobe Edge Code CC
Adobe Edge Reflow  Adobe Edge Reflow CC
Adobe Edge Inspect  Adobe Edge Inspect CC
Adobe Edge Web Fonts  Adobe Edge Web Fonts
Adobe Scout  Adobe Scout CC
Cloud Storage  Cloud Storage
Collaboration Tools  Collaboration Tools




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