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Adobe Creative Cloud: License Request

Request a license through the university Adobe agreement
NC State College of Sciences

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License Types

Named User License

A named user license is assigned to a specific person and it allows them to use Creative Cloud on 2 computers, including 1 personally owned computer.

Shared Device License

A shared device license is assigned to a particular university computer that is used by multiple people, such a computer in a lab or classroom.


License TypeAnnual Cost
FY 23
Named User License$63.70All permanent, active staff or faculty, full time or part time
Clarification: Postdocs are considered staff (3/16/23)

Student employees, including TAs and RAs, are not eligible.
Shared Device License$50.97University computers used by multiple people or temporary employees
The exact annual cost may vary by a few dollars each fiscal year.

License purchases are a commitment to pay every year through FY25. Licenses can be transferred but not cancelled.

The department’s business officer will need to approve all license requests.

Request a License

College of Sciences employees can request an Adobe Creative Cloud license here:

Sciences – Creative Cloud Request Form

All license requests must be approved by the Departmental Business Officer.

Request Multiple Licenses

See instructions here.

Options for Students and Ineligible Employees

Visit this page for options.