Adobe Creative Cloud is available for purchase directly from Adobe.com .
Adobe offers students an educational discount. With the educational discount you can purchase a monthly subscription for $19.99 for the entire Creative Cloud suite or you can purchase a monthly subscription for Photoshop for $9.99.
Click here to be redirected to the Adobe.com site for student purchase.
Click on the Buy now button.
You will need to use an Amherst email and password to get started.
Enter your name, Amherst email and Amherst password and click the Sign up button.
You will be asked to reset the password for the adobe account:
Check your email for a link to a password reset page. Another email is sent to verify the password reset and allow you to Continue to your account. This takes you to a site where you can click See all educational plans.
This will bring you back to the original Adobe Student Purchase. Here you will login as already having an Adobe ID. This is your Amherst email and the password that you set with the reset page.
Next you will be redirected to a site to prove your academic status.
Your status will be verified and then you can Accept Terms & Conditions.
You then be taken to page to provide your payment information.
You will then confirm the info and be directed to another page for further instructions.