At-home access to Adobe Creative Cloud for faculty/staff

Fall 2020 Update: If you haven't used Adobe Creative Cloud before, you must first request a license by completing a Software Request ticket before completing the instructions below.

Follow the steps below to install the Creative Cloud desktop application on your home computer. Once installed, you can use the Creative Cloud desktop app to install and update apps from the Creative Cloud suite.. 

Step-By-Step Guide 

  1. Visit this Adobe website to download the Creative Cloud desktop app.
     
  2. Scroll down to the Problems installing? Try alternative download links section and expand the Windows | Alternative downloads or macOS | Alternative downloads section. Follow the instructions on this page to download and install the desktop app for your operating system.
     
  3. When the install is complete, locate the app itself. On Mac computers, you can use the Spotlight search and open the result. For Windows, click the Start button and begin typing Adobe Creative in the search box.

Start > Adobe Creative  
 

  1. Select the Adobe Creative Cloud app from the list.

Select Adobe Creative Cloud App
 

  1. When the app opens, it should present you with a Sign in screen. Enter your Buffalo State email address.

Enter Buffalo State email
 

  1. If you are prompted to select Adobe ID or Enterprise ID, be sure to select Enterprise ID

Select Enterprise ID
 

  1. When you click on the Password box, you will be redirected to the Buffalo State sign-in screen. Enter your Buffalo State email address (or just your username) and password, and click Sign in.

Buffalo State sign-in screen
 

  1. Click the Apps tab to view the Adobe applications that are available to install.

Click the Apps tab
 

  1. Click Install next to each Adobe application that you want to install.

Click Install
 

  1. If you have installed Adobe applications installed on more than one computer (e.g. work and home), you may see this Limit Reached message when opening your apps the first time. Select the option to Sign me out of the other computers so I can sign in here.

Limit Reached message