Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe creative cloud is free for staff and students, and how you will access adobe products. The any software from the suite can be installed by you, and it will automatically keep itself and any software you install from it updated. It is a part of the standard build on your hardware. When in the Creative Cloud app, you can pull up the different categories on the left pane, this will let you quickly find programs associated with what you are trying to do. on the right will list any programs in the category you’ve chosen, or All apps by default. They will be sorted by installed or available apps.

 

Requesting a Creative Cloud account

  1. To request an Adobe CC account, simply go to adobe.psu.edu
  2. Click Sign up for free 
  3. Click Penn State or Penn College, whichever applies to you 
  4. Click Order Now
  5. You will recieve an email with login instructions once your account is successfully registered

 

Signing in to Creative Cloud

  1. Click the arrow next to the notification area on the task bar
  2. Click the Creative Cloud icon 
  3. This will take you to a login page, put your full userID@psu.edu email address in, and hit continue
  4. This will take you to the standard webaccess page, put your userID and password in, then do your duo prompt

 

Installing software from Creative Cloud

  1. Click the arrow next to the notification area on the task bar
  2. Click the Creative Cloud icon 
  3. In the right pane, fine the app you want to install, and click Install
  4. The app will be installed by Creative Cloud, no admin account necessary. Once installed, it will be available to you like any other program on your computer

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