Accessing and Installing Adobe Creative Cloud

*NOTE* Students can only access Adobe Creative Cloud, and its applications, for free, from a University computer.

Locations across all 3 campuses, where students can access Adobe Creative Cloud for free, are provided in this article.

Accessing Adobe Creative Cloud

1) Double-click the Adobe Creative Cloud on your desktop

2) An Adobe Creative Cloud window will open, type your NSU email address in the email text field and hit enter or tab

3) If prompted, select the Enterprise ID box

  • Note: The Enterprise ID option may not show unless you have a personal Adobe account tied to your NSU email

Window showing Adobe ID and Enterprise ID options

4) Log into the SSO page with your NSU username and password

5) The Adobe Creative Cloud window will reopen

Installing Adobe Apps on Your Computer

1) Once you have logged into Adobe Creative Cloud using your NSU account, select the Apps tab at the top left corner of the window

2) Select the Install icon next to the application you wish to install

3) Wait for the install to complete

4) Select the Open icon next to the installed app

Adobe Creative Cloud allows NSU Employees and Students to edit and design videos, photographs, websites, and much more! 

Adobe Creative Cloud for Students

By using these tools, you will learn how to use create good quality work for your classes and be able to include these projects in your professional portfolio for future employment.

You will log into Adobe Create Cloud by using your NSU Email Address i.e as your Username. You will then be redirected to the Single Sign On page where you will log in with your NSU Username and password. Once you are logged in, you may begin using any of the applications available!

Where is Creative Cloud Available?

Students can access Adobe Creative Cloud from NSU computers in Classroom, Computer Lab, and Library locations.

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Lab Locations Lab Locations Lab Location
Business & Technology B8 Business and Technology 137 Administration 116
Haskell Hall Basement Education 113 Classroom Locations
Leoser Hall 240 Liberal Arts 234 Administration 209
Playhouse Science 2nd Floor Synar 205
Science 270 Classroom Locations  
Seminary Suites Clubhouse Business and Technology 129  
Seminary Hall 135 Liberal Arts 118  
Seminary Hall 136 Liberal Arts 130  
Seminary Hall 200 Library Locations  
Special Services 211 Library 1st and 2nd floor Public Access areas  
Webb 212 Library 106  
Webb 213 Library 110  
Classroom Locations Library Veterans Center  
Fine Arts 202 Library 226 Writing Center  
Business and Technology 126    
Business and Technology 128    
Business and Technology 129    
Special Services 106    
Webb 207    
Webb 307    
Library Locations    
Library 105    
Library 118A    
Library 1st and 2nd floor Public Access areas    

Adobe Creative Cloud for Employees

NSU Employees will find Adobe Creative Cloud installed on their office/work computers. A desktop icon should be available for you to double-click and then log in with NSU credentials. You can then begin using any of the applications available. You may also install this software on a personal device by navigating to the Adobe Sign In page. 

Adobe has lesson plans and other education resources ready to use in your classroom.  Use Adobe to make your classes the most interesting and give your students marketable skills making NSU students sought after by industry leaders. You now have the tools and free training to create the message your department has always wanted.

Email Instructions

When you are first licensed for Adobe Creative Cloud you should receive an email from Sender: Adobe Creative Cloud with the Subject: Access is granted. 

Step 1: Do NOT open and click the Get Started button! Read only. Keep this email to be able to install Adobe on a personal computer later.

Step 2: When the Creative Cloud icon appears on your desktop, you account has been set up and is ready to use.

Step 3: Become familiar with the NSU Graphic Standards when using NSU branding and contact Communications and Marketing before creating any promotional material for external distribution.

Step 4: Start using the apps and design away!

Learning Resources

Adobe Creative Cloud Tutorials: 

Watch and learn from Adobe provided turotirals

Adobe Education Exchange: 

Resources for educators to learn, teach, discuss, connect, and more...

Adobe Professional Development: 

Unleash creativity in your office and classroom through free, on-demand professional development from Adobe.

Adobe Create Magazine:

Learn about creators and their creations. Topics include: Graphic Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Photography, Art Direction, Audio/Video, Branding, Creative Residency, and Screen Design.


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