Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe's Creative Cloud suite is offered to all UniMelb students at a discounted price. Featuring 20+ apps for photography, video, design, web, UX and social media, as well as collaboration features and 100GB of cloud storage.

Purchase a license for $65 on e-Cart to access Creative Cloud. Note the current licensing period ends 27 November 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I download Creative Cloud on my computer/device?

    Windows & Mac

    1. Purchase a license from the University e-Cart ($65 one-time fee for access until 27/11/2022)
    2. Await a confirmation email from the University (usually arrives within 1 business day)
    3. Download the core Adobe Creative Cloud app
    4. Sign in using your student email and password, choosing 'Company/School Account' if prompted
    5. Download the apps you would like to use, from within the Adobe Creative Cloud app


    Photoshop and Illustrator are available for iPad from the App Store.

  • How many devices can I use Creative Cloud on?

    Your Adobe license allows you to install your apps on one device and stay signed in on one device at a time.

  • Is my Creative Cloud access limited to class-related work only?

    Your Adobe license allows you to use the applications for class-related work and for personal projects.

  • How long will my access last?

    Regardless of when you purchase a license via the University e-Cart, it will end on 27 November 2022. To continue access to Adobe Creative Cloud, you are required to renew your license after this date.

  • Can I obtain a refund in full or in part?

    The University has negotiated this heavily discounted offer for all students. You will not be able to obtain a refund in full or in part once you have purchased an Adobe CC license from the University.

  • I already have a Creative Cloud subscription. Can I migrate my content or terminate that subscription?

    Please contact Adobe’s Support Team, who will be in the best position to advice on your current subscription. If you purchased from Adobe, learn how to cancel your plan.

  • What happens to my license and files when I graduate or leave?

    Your Creative Cloud license will end when you graduate or leave the University. You can set up an Adobe ID and migrate your files to this personal account. Refer to How to migrate your content?

  • What happens to my subscription and files when I take a leave of absence from study?

    This offer is only available to active students. You will not have access to Creative Cloud if undertaking a leave of absence from studying.