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Getting Started with Adobe Creative Suite

Begining with the 2019-year version of Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe is requiring all users, including students, faculty and staff, to sign into their products with a free Adobe ID.

Creating an Adobe Account

Adobe Sign in window
Step 1:

When any Adobe product is launched, a Sign in window will appear.

Filled in sign in window
Step 2:

If you already have an Adobe ID, enter your credentials and click Sign In, and you’re ready to use any Adobe product on the computer.

Don’t forget to log out when you are done.

If you don’t have an Adobe ID, follow the instructions below to create a free Adobe ID account.

Get an Adobe ID link, below sign in
Step 3:

If you don’t have an Adobe ID, click on Get an Adobe ID. You only have to do this once.

Filled out Adobe ID form
Step 4:

Fill out the short form and click Sign up.

This will be a separate password from any of your other District accounts.

We recommend using your school email address. (,,, etc.)

Your password needs to:

  • Include at least one number or symbol.
  • Include both lower- and upper-case Latin characters.
  • Be at least 8 characters long.


Verification Message
Step 5:

You will need to verify your email address.

Welcome Message
Step 6:

Check your email for a new message from Adobe, and click on the link provided to verify your email address.

Verification Message
Step 7:

Make sure you see the message that your email has been verified.

Check again and continue button
Step 8:

Return to the Adobe program you wanted to use, and click Check again and continue.

Step 9:

9. You are then signed into the Adobe program!

Don’t forget to log out when you are done.

Logging Out of Your Adobe Account

Adobe Help Menu and Sign Out button
Always Log Out of your Adobe Account before leaving or turning off a computer

To sign out of Adobe, go to the Help menu of any Adobe program and click Sign Out…

Follow the instructions on the screen.

 Contact Us

AD 107
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2049

Contact the help desk

 Office Hours

Our department is working remotely.

Monday – Thursday:
8am – 8pm

8:00am - 5:00pm


If you need training on using any of the LACC systems or software, please contact the Teaching Learning Center at extension 2480.