Adobe Creative Cloud Sign-in (Students)
Instructions to sign-in to Adobe Creative Cloud as a student when using Creative Cloud applications.
These instructions are for students only. If you are faculty/staff, see Adobe Creative Cloud Sign-in (Faculty/Staff).
Adobe has changed the way they license their products. Licenses are not applied to the software when installed any longer. Licenses are assigned to users individually.
What this means in a practical sense, is that end-users need to login to Adobe in order to license the software before use. Although this will not happen EVERY time you use an Adobe product, it will happen the FIRST time you use a product on a particular machine.
As a student, you will need to create an Adobe ID. Instructions to do that can be found here: https://helpx.adobe.com/manage-account/using/create-update-adobe-id.html
When opening an Adobe app (such as Acroboat, Photoshop, Premiere, etc), you will be presented with this dialog box:
Fill in the email address of your personal Adobe ID (ex: firstname.lastname@example.org) and enter the password. You MAY presented with the following dialog box. Click the Personal Account button.
At this point, the software should be licensed and you can use it as intended.