Eligibility and Appropriate Identification for Adobe Student and Teacher Edition Software
To purchase and unlock Student and Teacher Edition Software, individuals must meet the eligibility requirements set forth below.
1. General. Adobe Student and Teacher Editions are for purchase and use ONLY by (i) students who are over the
age of eighteen (18) or whose parents or guardians have agreed to purchase the software on behalf of the students,
(ii) teachers and (iii) school staff ONLY. Proof of eligibility will be required after purchase in order to use this
2. Student and Teacher Edition eligibility. This Student and Teacher Edition Software Product may be used by:
(a) University and college students—students enrolled at a higher education institution defined as an accredited
public or private university or college (including community, junior, or vocational college) that grants degrees
requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study;
(b) Primary and secondary school students – students enrolled at an accredited public or private primary or
secondary school providing full-time instruction;
(c) Faculty and staff – teachers and staff employed by an accredited primary or secondary school or public or
private university or college.
3. Proof of eligibility. To receive an authorized serial number, you must provide proof that you are an eligible
user of Adobe Student and Teacher Edition Software Products as follows:
(a) Students. Students must provide a photocopy of a valid, current student ID that includes your name, date, and a
photo of yourself. If you do not have such an ID, you must instead provide a photocopy of a valid photo ID and
one of the following items:
i. Official, current non-photo student ID with name and date;
ii. Official, current school transcript indicating name of school and student;
iii. Official, current school tuition bill indicating name of school and student;
iv. Official, current report card indicating name of school and student
v. Other official dated proof of enrollment
Students who are under the age of 18 and do not have a valid photo ID may provide an official letter from their
eligible educational institution stating their name and current enrollment status.
4. Teachers, Faculty and Staff. Teachers, faculty and staff must provide a photocopy of a valid current school ID
that includes your name, date, and a photo. If such end user does not have such an ID, the end user must instead
provide a photocopy of a valid photo ID and one of the following items:
(a) Faculty or staff paycheck stub
(b) An official letter from the registrar of the educational entity.
5. Formats for Digital Proof of Eligibility. The end user must use a digital camera or scanner to create a copy of
his/her proof of eligibility. All documents must be clear, legible, and true to size. Acceptable formats include JPEG,
GIF, BMP, TIF, and PDF. The file must be no larger than 3MB. Proof of eligibility shall be submitted in accordance
with the instructions accompanying the Adobe Student and Teacher Edition Software Product.
6. Restrictions on Use. A Student and Teacher Edition End User may purchase only one license of any Adobe
Student and Teacher Edition product. This license may be used only on your privately owned computer. Student
and Teacher Edition Software Products may not be resold by the Student and Teacher End User.