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 Summer 2024

Art     3671     34672     Print 2

Art     3703     35248     Junior Portfolio Review

Art     3764     34953     Typeface Design

Art     4867     32765     Graphic Design Internship

Art    2626     35750     Introduction to Printmaking, lithography and Screenprinting

Art     4824     35751     Printmaking Studio   


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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