Adobe Creative Cloud

adobeGW faculty and staff, as well as students in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences have access to Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Creative Cloud includes Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator and more and can be downloaded on your university-owned or personal device. 

Login to Adobe


To login and download: 

  1. Visit
  2. Click Sign In in the upper right corner
  3. Enter your GW email address ([email protected])
  4. You will be redirected to GW's single sign-on page
  5. Enter your GW NetID and corresponding password
  6. You will be redirected to Adobe's homepage. Select Desktop Apps from the main menu

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We recommend downloading the Creative Cloud app to access all services directly from your desktop. 




Staff, faculty and students who create communications or marketing materials on behalf of the university need to follow GW’s Identity Standards & Guidelines. These cover proper usage of institutional logos and logos for individual units, as well as color palette, fonts and other visual elements.

If you have questions on proper visual identity usage, or would like to purchase licenses for Avenir or Hoefler fonts, please email [email protected] for guidance. 

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Login Instructions

What if I already have a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud? 

How do I use Adobe Creative Cloud on two computers once the activation limit is reached?