Adobe Creative Cloud

Take your ideas to new places

Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) is available at no cost to all Northeastern faculty, staff, and students


Northeastern offers the full Adobe Creative Cloud suite for students at no cost.

To request a Adobe Creative Cloud license, fill out a request form in the Service Portal. Requests may take up to 24 hours to be processed. A confirmation email with login information will be sent when the student account is enabled.

Note: Adobe Creative Cloud Student Request can only be completed by Northeastern Students.

Faculty and Staff

All faculty and staff, including certain sponsored accounts with an email, already have an active Adobe Creative Cloud license and do not need to submit a request 

Follow the steps below to log in.  

To begin creating, visit and select “Sign In” in the top-right corner. 

Enter your “” and select the enter button.

A Northeastern log in screen will appear. Select Active Directory.

Do not select myNortheastern Log in, as an error from Adobe will not allow you access to Creative Cloud.

Log in with your organizational account “” and myNortheastern password.

You will be redirected to the Adobe home page to begin using the many Adobe applications!

Explore Adobe Creative Cloud Applications

Adobe Creative Cloud is what creative professionals use globally for design, audio and video editing, digital image processing, print and copy layouts, web design, 3D rendering, and more. The Northeastern license provides access to more than 20 applications and includes 100GB of cloud storage across the full suite of applications.  

Login Troubleshooting

Start by reviewing these helpful Adobe login troubleshooting tips from the Northeastern Academic Technologies team. Additional assistance is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by contacting the IT Service Desk at 617.373.HELP [4357],, or by visiting the Tech Service Portal at


Edit, compose, and create beautiful images, graphics, and art on desktop and iPad. 

Adobe XD

Design, prototype, and share user experiences for web, mobile, voice, and more. 


Create beautiful vector art and illustrations. 

Adobe  Premiere Pro

Work with the industry standard in pro video and film editing. 


Design and publish elegant layouts for print and digital. 

Acrobat DC

The complete PDF solution for a mobile, connected world.