MSU has a limited number of campus licenses for Acrobat DC Pro and Creative Cloud software packages. Software can only be installed on university-owned computers.  

IMPORTANT NOTE: Acrobat DC Reader is available to all faculty and staff and does not require a license. Please visit the Acrobat DC Pro vs Acrobat DC Reader feature comparison chart to see which product your business needs require.

Request a license

Acrobat DC Professional - A limited number of licenses for Acrobat DC Pro are available to faculty and staff for installation on MSU-owned computers at no cost. 

  • Contact the UIT Service Desk to request a license.
  • Visit the Acrobat DC Pro vs Reader comparison chart to see features offered by each product.

Creative Cloud - A limited number of Creative Cloud licenses are available for academic and business purposes at no cost for installation on MSU-owned computers.

System Requirements for Creative Cloud

  • Apple/Mac:  OS 10.10 or above is required for all packages.
  • Windows:  64 bit OS is required on all packages except for the Design package which can be used a 32 bit OS system.


Acrobat DC Pro Essentials - tutorial on Lynda 

Adobe Creative Cloud

NOTE on logging into Lynda.
MSU has a campus subscription that allows faculty and staff to use Lynda at no cost.  After clicking one of the Lynda tutorial links above follow these instructions:

  1. Click the Sign In button (not Sign Up), then click Continue(see image below).
  2. Log in with your MSU NetID and password

Screenshot of the Lynda login Continue button which directs you to MSU's login page then redirects you back to Lynda.

IMPORTANT: If you are not prompted with the box shown above, go to  Enter your NetID and Password when prompted. When the Lynda page opens enter Adobe DC Pro or Creative Cloud into the Search field to find tutorials.