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Installing Adobe Software on a Student Personal Device

In order to install Adobe products on their own devices and follow the instructions below, students must have a subscription. Through BCIT’s new software portal, students can create their Adobe Federated ID and add subscriptions. Students enrolled in full-time programs can access a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Pro at no additional cost for full-time students for the duration of their program. Students who are currently enrolled in part-time studies courses can purchase an Adobe Creative Cloud Pro subscription at a discount. Both full-time and part-time students should follow the instructions linked above prior to following the instructions in this article.

Note re: Avoiding Trial Subscription Payments

BCIT does not recommend using trial versions for Adobe products for any reason. Trial versions require that students provide Adobe with credit card information and commit to ongoing billing if not cancelled. Misconceptions about how the trial versions and subscriptions actually work can have unexpected costs for students.

Avoiding Adobe Trial Subscription Payments

Installing Adobe Creative Cloud on your personal device

Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device

  1. Visit the Adobe Creative Cloud website.
Screen shot Adobe creative cloud login page.

2.  Type “” (no quotes) into the username field.  Click Continue.

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3.  Clicking on Continue will redirect you to BCIT for authentication.  Enter your BCIT credentials to log in.

Screen shot of welcome to creative cloud page.

4.  From the Creative Cloud website, browse for and download your desired app.  Click Apps on the top of the page to view all apps.

Screen shot of apps for downloading.
Screen shot of app available in your subscription page.

For more information on how to download or install apps, see Download and Install Creative Cloud apps.