How to Download and Install Adobe (Windows)


Students may purchase the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite for $20/year from Campus Software. This subscription is nonrecurring and students must purchase it again once their year-subscription has expired. The Creative Cloud includes Acrobat, InDesign, Audition, Photoshop, Premier, and more. 

Faculty and staff are offered the Adobe Creative Cloud free throughout their employment duration at CSULB. Purchasing a subscription for Creative Cloud through Campus Software is not necessary to activate and install their Creative Cloud license.

How to Download and Install Adobe Creative Cloud

1. Visit and download Creative Cloud.

2. Open the installation file in your downloads folder and allow Creative Cloud to install on your device.

3. Before installation begins, Adobe will require you to sign in. Enter your CSULB email address. 

4. If given the option, select 'Company or School Account.'

Select Company or School Account

7. Enter your CSULB password and multi-factor authentication.

8. After logging in successfully, allow Creative Cloud time to install.

Upon installation, Creative Cloud will open and allow you to download your desired applications. 


For issues regarding Adobe Creative Cloud on a department issued device, please reach out to your department's IT group. Please visit the Adobe Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common questions pertaining to the campus Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

For more information about available software, please visit the Campus Software website

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