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Certain Adobe software products are available for licensing for use by NDSU faculty and staff and in NDSU computer labs.


For those considering ordering a software license for the below Adobe software products, please check the system requirements before ordering. Cancellations are not allowed if the product has been installed. Licenses are not returnable. Information contained on this page is subject to change without notice. 

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Intended Audience

  • Faculty
  • Staff

Using this service


24/7/365 [*Standard outages]


For pricing information, please see Software - Faculty and Staff Price List


Must be active NDSU faculty or staff to request licensing. 

Getting Started

The following Adobe products are available for Windows and Mac:

  • Acrobat Pro  
  • Creative Cloud - Named User Subscription (quote required)
  • Creative Cloud - Device Subscription (only available for lab use) 
  • Photoshop Elements  
  • Premiere Elements 

Best Practices

For a Named User Subscription to the Creative Cloud you can install the software on two computers. Only the named user can use the software and only on one computer at a time. This subscription also grants use of the Adobe Cloud Service to store projects.

Learn More/How To's


How do I get a license for my NDSU computer?

Reference the list of [Link for document 97435 is unavailable at this time]  to find your department regarding submitting a request for a software license. Please check the system requirements for Adobe products before ordering a software license.

How do I check my system requirements?

For Windows

Open the Start menu and open Settings. Go to "System" and click the "About" to find information about your computer to compare against the software system requirements.

For Mac

Open the Apple menu and select "About This Mac" to find information about your computer to compare against the software system requirements.

Use Cases

Use Adobe Pro to open and edit PDF documents, Photoshop and Premiere to make educational or workspace materials. Access to the Creative Cloud provides a way to virtually store Adobe documents. 

Universal Design/Accessibility

 Adobe products can be used to make documents, photos and video more accessible for audiences.

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Keywordsadobe, software, illustrator, indesign, photoshop, creative cloud, ai, ps, id   Doc ID99580
OwnerWendy M.GroupIT Knowledge Base
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