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Adobe Creative Cloud Support

Adobe CC Apps temporarily available to all students at no cost!

Since Student access to Adobe CC in labs and classrooms is not readily available, Texas State and Adobe have partnered to allow Students to install Adobe CC onto personal computers. This is the same version of Adobe CC normally offered in TXST Open Computer Labs. Access is currently available through July 6, 2020.

View System Requirements here.


Go to Adobe Creative Cloud, enter your TXST Email address (e.g.,, enter your NetID and password, and click Login.  Click Get desktop app, and install the apps needed to complete your classwork for the semester.

Check out Adobe's Daily Creative Challenges for Photoshop, XD, and Illustrator. Also, watch pros share their creative process daily on Adobe Live.


To assist with Student engagement, see Adobe's Distance Learning Resources site.

About Adobe Creative Cloud

Visit the Adobe Creative Cloud page for more information about this service.

Get Started

The Adobe CC 2018 license for computer labs and shared computers expires November 29, 2020. Labs and shared computers will need to update to the Adobe CC Shared Device License (SDL). We have set a campus goal for TXST computers to upgrade to Adobe CC SDL by the end of summer 2020. Learn more about the Adobe CC 2018 license expiration project.


Faculty, Staff, Student Employees, Graduate Assistants:

Students (temporary access through July 6, 2020)

Computer Labs

License Types

Features and Functionality Adobe CC Desktop App (Individual Use) Adobe CC Shared Device License (Labs and Shared Computers) Adobe CC 2018 Suite (Labs and Shared Computers)
Available Apps All Apps Most Apps Fewer Apps
Available To Faculty, Staff, Student Employees, Graduate Assistants Faculty, Staff, Students Faculty, Staff, Students
Log In To Use Yes Yes No
Open Computer Lab No Yes No
Work Computer Yes No No

Personal Computer

Yes No No
Cloud Storage Yes No No
Frequent App Updates Yes Yes No


See the below help articles for step-by-step instructions on how to use Adobe Creative Cloud.

Adobe Website Resources

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