Adobe Software

Product Information

The University of Guelph offers Staff and Faculty the opportunity to purchase Adobe software at a discounted rate for institutional use. Adobe products fall into one of two categories: Subscription software (annual fee) and Perpetual software (one time fee).


The following Adobe products are available as a full perpetual licence from the CCS Software Distribution Site. These products fall under the Adobe CLP licensing agreement.

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro DC
  • Adobe Captivate 8
  • Adobe Contribute 6.5
  • Adobe eLearning Suite 6
  • Adobe Lightroom 5


The following Adobe Products are available through Adobe Creative Cloud and are subscription based. These products fall under the Adobe VIP licensing agreement.  Click HERE for more information on Adobe Creative Cloud software.

  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash Professional
  • Adobe InCopy


Other Adobe Software Products

  • The University of Guelph also offers departments the use of Adobe Connect Pro as a part of the web conferencing service.
  • If the Adobe product you wish to purchase is not listed on the Software Distribution Site, please follow the Adobe product procedure listed here.


Acquiring Software

Adobe products are available for faculty and staff from the CCS Software distribution site Institutional Use Software tab. Students may acquire Adobe products from the CCS Software distribution site under the Personal Use tab.



CCS will ensure that the installation packages acquired from the Institutional Use tab of the CCS Software site for Adobe products are complete and functional. Support for installation and use is provided as a best effort. Software acquired from the Personal Use tab of the CCS Software site is supported by Kivuto (formerly e-academy) by emailing .