Under the MSU Adobe campus license agreement:

Students can download Adobe Creative Cloud software  at no additional cost.  Adobe CC includes the option to download Acrobat Pro DC.  

Faculty and staff are automatically licensed for Acrobat Pro DC.  A limited number of Adobe Creative Cloud licenses are available upon request. Software can only be downloaded on university-owned computers.  


Download software:

Acrobat Pro DC -

gold right-facing triangle. Faculty/Staff  see download instructions at Acrobat Pro DC.

gold right-facing triangle. Students - follow instructions at Adobe Creative Cloud for MSU students.

Creative Cloud - 

gold right-facing triangle. Faculty/Staff complete the Adobe CC Request form to request a license.

gold right-facing triangle. Students visit Adobe Creative Cloud for MSU students for instructions on downloading Creative Cloud. 

Other information:


Acrobat DC Pro

Acrobat DC Pro Essentials - tutorial on Linked In Learning.

Adobe Creative Cloud


Additional tools -

Adobe Document Cloud for Office 365

An add-in that makes working with PDFs in Office 365 Word, Excel and PowerPoint even more efficient (includes desktop and online apps). 
Get Adobe Document Cloud for Office 365.


*NOTE on logging into Lynda.
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 http://guides.lib.montana.edu/lynda.  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.