Adobe Creative Cloud and Acrobat Pro


Licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) and Acrobat Pro DC are available for K-State faculty and staff to lease through the Division of Information Technology.

Creative Cloud Suite allows faculty and staff to select the design and creative applications they wish to install directly through the Adobe Creative Cloud desktop application.


  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff


  • Creative Cloud License types
    • Named license is for individuals needing access to Adobe Creative Cloud Software. This will be the most common license type requested.
    • Shared device license is only for lab computers, kiosks or computers used by multiple people. This is installed using a pre-built package, which includes all Adobe Creative Cloud applications.
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC is only a named license. Please note the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite licenses include Acrobat Pro.
  • Adobe Spark is available to all KSU faculty/staff/students at no charge.


  • The Adobe Enterprise license agreement year is August 1 through July 31, with prices pro-rated monthly.
  • Creative Cloud Suite cost is $210/year or $17.50/month for both types of licenses.
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC cost is $75/year or $6.25/month.
  • Cost shared by users of the Adobe enterprise agreement (this is NOT an unlimited-use site license) 


  • Photoshop is no longer available as a stand-alone product.
  • Adobe Sign is no longer included as part of Adobe Acrobat DC.
  • Request Adobe license
  • Adobe Spark can be accessed from the Adobe Spark page.
  • Contact


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