How to create your free Adobe ID (student)


Is Adobe asking you for an email address when trying to access Adobe files or programs?


If you are attempting to use any Adobe product other than Adobe Reader (used to open and print PDFs, only), you will need to create an account with Adobe using your non-Sierra College email address. The following instructions are provided by as of November 27, 2019.


How to create a free Adobe account

Step 1: Go to the Adobe account page (, and then click Get an Adobe ID.

Click "Get an Adobe ID"

STEP 2: On the Adobe Account screen, provide the necessary information. Then click Sign up. The email address you enter will be your Adobe ID, so use a frequently used address that you’ll remember. ** DO NOT use your Sierra College email address or an "Enterprise ID" **

Sign up for an Adobe account

You will receive a mail from Adobe with a link to verify your email address. You may have to wait for some time before receiving the email.

STEP 3: Once your account is created, click Continue to access your account page.



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