Adobe Creative Cloud Software

Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC) software is funded for all classrooms and computer labs, and benefits the students, faculty and staff of Towson University.

Adobe CC licensing is paid for by Student Technology Fees. Colleges and departments are encouraged to install the software in all classrooms and computer labs on campus.

The Adobe and Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC) agreement provides discounted Adobe CC software and licensing to Towson University.

Faculty and staff may request the software for university work by following the procedures below.

Other Adobe Software Available at TU

For information on other Adobe software available at Towson that is not included in Adobe CC, see all Adobe Software Installations.

Adobe CC Version Roadmap 

  • The current Adobe CC version at Towson University is Adobe CC 2017

Faculty, staff, and lab managers are expected to upgrade university computers to the current version each summer when notifications are posted to do so.   

Access to Adobe CC Software


Adobe CC software is available in university classrooms, computer labs, and open computer facilities in Cook Library and OTS Student Computing Services locations.

Faculty / Staff Request Procedures

  • Faculty are eligible for Adobe CC on their office computer provided they use the software for courses they are teaching or research and obtain the approval of their chairperson.
  • Staff may be eligible if their job requires access to Adobe CC software. Department supervisor or approval is required and must be justified.
  • OTS reimburses the student technology fee budget for faculty/staff license fees.
  • Faculty and staff can initiate an Adobe CC software request by following the request procedures.

Adobe CC Installations & Updates

Scheduling and general information about TU Adobe Installations & Updates is available. 

Adobe CC Resources

Great Educator Resources

Faculty are strongly encouraged to take advantage of Adobe’s educational resources and join Adobe for Academics to connect with valuable resources for educators including the Adobe Education Exchange that hosts instructional and professional development; peer-to-peer collaboration; and training tutorials on Adobe applications.

Other Resources

TU offers Adobe CC Resources and Adobe CC Software FAQs (PDF).

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