Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud will be the only option for educational licensing for previously called Creative Suite products.
While previous licenses of CS6 products (or earlier) on campus are perpetual and will not expire, we are no longer able to purchase these versions, but must purchase Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe CC).
So, what are your Creative Cloud options?
Option 1:
Creative Cloud for Education Device License
This license allows for the Creative Suite applications to be installed on a single desktop computer. There is no restriction on the number of distinct accounts that use that computer (think office computer, lab computer, shared department laptop).
The device license is for the entire Creative Suite (see list below).
The device license does not include any “cloud features,” i.e., there is no cloud storage or collaborative tool set. The computer must be able to “check-in” to Adobe at least once every 30 days for a license check.
Adobe Typekit is not available for device license users.
Option 2:
Creative Cloud for Education Named User License
This license allows for a single named individual (one single person – not a shared account) to install the software on up to two (2) devices. The installation is done via a Creative Cloud Account which will be assigned to the user’s address. This must be installed on computers that are only used by that single person; this cannot be a shared machine.
The named user license can be for the entire Creative Suite, or a single application (see list below).
The named user license includes “cloud features.” This includes 100GB of cloud storage when purchasing the entire suite or 20GB for a single app purchase. It also includes the cloud collaboration tools for sharing documents.
Both of these options are a yearly subscription license. Michigan Tech’s “anniversary date” is December 3. Purchases made throughout the year fall under a prorated pricing schedule and expire at the next anniversary. Licenses must be renewed annually on the anniversary date or be removed from the machine.
Unlike previous Adobe installers that used a single license key, orders must now be processed through both our reseller and Adobe before the software can be installed.
Creative Suite Applications
Adobe Photoshop CC*
Adobe Illustrator CC*
Adobe InDesign CC*
Adobe Bridge CC
Adobe InCopy CC*
Adobe Acrobat XI Pro
Adobe Dreamweaver CC*
Adobe Flash Professional CC*
Adobe Flash Builder Premium Edition
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe FrameMaker (Pricing more expensive than others.  Can only be purchased as a Named User - Single App)
Adobe Premiere Pro CC*
Adobe After Effects CC*
Adobe Audition CC*
Adobe SpeedGrade CC
Adobe Prelude CC
Adobe Encore
Adobe Media Encoder CC
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Adobe Muse CC*
Adobe Edge Tools (Edge Animate CC, Edge Code CC, and Edge Reflow CC)
*Available for purchase as individual applications
Creative Suite Pricing for 2019...
The annual prices listed below are subject to market fluctuations and change often (and will be prorated at the purchase time).
Device Licenses
Complete Suite      $201.61/year
Named User Licenses
Complete Suite $255.18/year
Individual application $109.63/year

For more information on Adobe licenses, please contact us at or call 487-1111. One of our procurement agents will be happy to assist you with any questions you have about pricing and purchasing.

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