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Adobe Creative Cloud

Available to: Faculty and Staff

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) features access to Adobe's Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, and more with updates and access to new features as they are released.

Named User License

Available to: Faculty and Staff

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


Creative Cloud subscriptions are available at a discount under a campus licensing agreement through Campus Software Distribution. These licenses are for campus-owned computer use. This license will cover 1 campus computer and 1 personal (home) computer and is assigned to your UCSD email address.

Pricing and Ordering

Contact software@ucsd.edu for a quote and for ordering. 

Shared Device License

Available to: Faculty and Staff

Platforms: Macintosh and Windows


These Creative Cloud Subscriptions are meant for open space computers that are used by multiple users, for example computer labs, and library computers. They request authetification every 1.5 hours and are not supposed to be used for a personal subscription. This license it tied to the machine and not an email address. 

Pricing and Ordering

Contact software@ucsd.edu for a quote and for ordering. 

How to Order

Request a quote from Software Distribution for a Named-User License or a Shared Device License. 

Please Include:

  1. Index Number
  2. Software you need
    1. Named-User Full Suite
    2. Named-User individual App
    3. Shared Device License (Full Suite)
  3. End User Details
    1. For Named User
      1. First and Last Name
      2. Email
    2. For Shared Device License
      1. IP Address of machine
      2. Machine Name


Contact Software Distribution

Have questions or don't see what you're looking for?  

Contact us at software@ucsd.edu.