Adobe Access Denied


Adobe Creative Cloud at Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Flint, and Michigan Medicine campuses.


Can't access Adobe products. User sees Access Denied message when trying to log in.


There are various reasons for the message, and the specific case determines the response:

  • When eligible users cannot log in with
    • The user's affiliation is not eligible for Adobe access
    • Access is attempted too soon after the start date
      • Wait 4 hours; access will be in place soon after the start date
  • for Michigan Medicine users - log in using UMICH password. Note: In 2024, all Michigan Medicine users are transitioning to a single UMICH password.

Additional Information

All Faculty, Regular Staff, and current Students are provisioned automatically. See also knowledge article Eligibility for a U-M Adobe Creative Cloud Account.

For questions regarding Adobe Creative Cloud, you can email

Need additional technical information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.

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