Adobe Software: Adobe Creative Cloud - Specific Academic Course Student Access


I am a student in a course which requires Adobe Creative Cloud access. How do I access Creative Cloud on my personal computer?


YSU is providing subscription access to Adobe Creative Cloud suite for students who are enrolled in the following courses. If you are not enrolled in any of these courses you will not have access on your personal device.

Note: ALL Students will still have access to Adobe Creative Cloud on all YSU owned Lab Computers where the software is installed. 

Course List for Spring 2024

Advertising Courses

            ADV     3720     22695     Introduction to Adobe Suite

Art Courses

ART     1501     20027         Fund of 2D Design
ART     2661     20036         Print Design 1
ART     2661     23636         Print Design 1
ART     2674     21621         Intro Photography
ART     2691     22172         Intro Digital Media
ART     3579     24072         Interactive Design 1
ART     3760     22342         Typography 1
ART     3762     20043         Typography 2
ART     3769     24067         Interactive Design 2
ART     3792     24174         Video and Animation Studio
ART     4802     23414         Senior Project, Digital Media, Sperry
ART     4802     24066         Senior Project, G+ID, Nelson
ART     4802     23416         Senior Project, G+ID, Giraldo
ART     4893     23642         Advanced Digital Media
ART     4864     20048         Package Design
ART     4867     21824         Graphic Design Internship
Communication Courses
JOUR     3768     22328       Journalism Individual Studies
JOUR     3721L   21630       News Content Creation 1
JOUR     3731L   24019       News Content Creation 2
JOUR     3790    23946        Documentary Storytelling
JOUR     4893    22329        Journalism Senior Project
MCOM  2624    23957        Communication Technology - Photo and Video
MCOM  2685    23952        Producing
MCOM  3782    23953        Advanced Multi camera
MCOM  3787    24020        Individual Studies
MCOM​​​​  2625​    23951       Communication Technology - Aesthetics and Design​​  
TCOM   4899     21100       Capstone 
Honors College Courses
Honr    2601E    22443      Magazine Editing and Production 
Honr    3799C    22508     Independent Study 
MKTG   4811     24046    Digital Marketing
CSIS    1570     22200       Web Systems and Technologies
CSIS    4890     20780       Computer Project
CSIS    6990     20786       Computer Science Project
CSIS    6999     20791       Thesis
MERCH  3740L  21482   Computer Applications for Textiles & Apparel Lab

Instructions for Student Access
  1. Students who are in the above courses will receive the following email from If you do not see this email in your inbox, please check that it wasn't marked as spam or junk and automatically moved to one of those folders. If for some reason you did not get this email, please inform  your instructor and enter a Service Request with the YSU Service Desk. YSU ITS will work with you and your professor to resolve the access issue. 

  2. Click the Get Started link from the email or go to and click the Login Button at the top right of the screen. 
  3. Your web browser will open to the Adobe Login page and auto fill in your email, skip to step 5.
    If for some reason it does not fill in your email, goto step 4
  4. Enter your YSU Penguin Portal email in the blank and click Continue

  5. At the Select an Account screen, choose Company or School Account. 

  6. If you have already authenticated in your browser using your YSU Penguin Username and Password in another tab or window, you will automatically be logged in using Single Sign On (SSO). If you are not currently logged in to a YSU service that uses the YSU Penguin Username and Password, a screen will come up to enter this information and login.
  7. You will now be at your Adobe account profile page. From here you can download the Adobe Creative Cloud Apps and manage your online storage. All student accounts for YSU courses receive 20 GB of storage for saving projects. 



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