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USC Upstate now has a campus license for Adobe Creative Cloud. The Creative Cloud suite will be available to all students who require it for classes, through SpartanGreenSky or in certain labs. 

    • Acrobat Pro DC
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      • Unlimited licenses for our campus
    • Creative Cloud
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      • After Effects
      • Animate (formerly Flash Professional)
      • Dreamweaver
      • Illustrator
      • InDesign
      • Lightroom
      • Adobe Muse
      • Photoshop
      • Premiere Pro
      • and many more!
    • All students who need to use Creative Cloud for their classes will have access to it in their lab or through SpartanGreenSky
    • Faculty and staff can request access to the Adobe Creative cloud through Self Service Carolina. There is a limited number of licenses so not all requests can be granted. Supervisor approval and department budget information will be required once the initial licenses are all used. Priority will be given to faculty and staff members who require Creative Cloud to teach or as a significant portion of their USC Upstate duties.
    • Please note that these licenses are ONLY for university owned computers
  • USC Upstate only has 132 copies of the Creative Cloud package for labs and individual users. After these license are used, it will be $200 for each additional user.

    • Students: A device with internet capabilities and access to SpartanGreenSky.
    • Faculty/Staff: Must have a University-owned computer or access to SpartanGreenSky
    • Students will login to their class through SpartanGreenSky or in a designated lab to access Creative Cloud
    • Faculty/Staff: Once the approval has been granted by their vice chancellor, dean, chair or director, the requestor can download the software from Self Service Carolina by following these steps:
      • Go to and login with your VIP ID and password
      • To download Acrobat Pro DC, under "Software for Work," click on "Acrobat Pro DC" for Upstate
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      • To download Creative Cloud, under "Software for Work," click on "Adobe Creative Cloud Subscription" for Upstate
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      • Select the number of copies you require for the Upstate subscription and click "Continue" to enter your department budget information. In the notes, make sure to include your USC Upstate email address as this will be used for your Adobe account.
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      • Once you enter your information you will receive a link for the license and software download