What software is available through the Adobe agreement, and how can I get it?
Adobe's Creative Cloud software, which includes the full range of Adobe Creative Suite applications, is available through the University of Maryland's Adobe agreement. You will be able to download all software and product codes through terpware.umd.edu.
How long will students be able to use the software they download?
Software access and use is contingent upon your status as a full-time/part-time registered University of Maryland (UMD) undergrad or graduate student. When you leave the University, the software must be uninstalled. Also, Adobe software downloaded from TERPware will expire in one year.
What happens when a student graduates or leaves the university?
When you leave the University, the Adobe software must be uninstalled.
How long will faculty/staff be able to use the software they download?
As long as you are employed at UMD, you will have access to the software on your institutional machine and personal machine. Once you leave the University, the software must be uninstalled from your personal machine.
Can students take the software home for personal use? How many computers can they install the software on?
Software installation on personal machines is permitted for students. Students will be able to install the software on two personal computers.
Can faculty/staff take the software home for personal use? How many computers can they install the software on?
Software installation on personal machines is permitted for faculty and staff. Faculty and staff will be able to install the software on two personal computers.
How was this agreement funded, and how long is the Adobe agreement going to last?
The new Adobe software is available thanks to an agreement between the university and Adobe arranged by the Division of Information Technology and funded collaboratively by the Division of IT, UMD colleges and schools, and the Campus Student Technology Fee. It is a three year agreement which will be in effect until March 1, 2016.
What kind of support and training will be available for use of Adobe products?
Free Adobe training tutorials are available at tv.adobe.com. Also, the Division of IT Help Desk staff will make a best effort attempt to support customers needing help with installing, configuring, and using Adobe products available through the agreement. Contact the Help Desk by calling 301.405.1500, opening a Live Chat session at helpdesk.umd.edu, or creating an IT Service Center Incident (click Home, log in with your Directory ID and password, click New Request, and fill out and submit the form).
What if Adobe releases new products? Are all new products covered throughout the life of the contract?
Under this agreement, all students, faculty, staff, and university campus computer labs are entitled to the latest software versions available from Adobe, which will be available via terpware.umd.edu.
Can I get the Adobe products on DVD?
No. All Adobe products will be available for download from terpware.umd.edu.
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