Adobe Acrobat Professional

Type of software:

  • Creative Production
  • Multimedia
  • Presentation

Operating system:

  • Windows
  • Macintosh OSX

Available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff


  • Free

Adobe Acrobat Professional software enables users to create and edit Adobe Acrobat PDF documents. The PDF format provides universally viewable documents for secure distribution, collaboration, and data collection.


Adobe Acrobat Professional is required to create and edit PDF files.

Even with the Professional software, please keep in mind that editing text and graphics in a PDF file is limited.  Editing should be done in the document's native format, such as Microsoft Word.  Convert the document to PDF after it is completed and retain it for possible future editing.


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How to get software:


This software is available to use in select computer labs. See the list below.


Faculty and Staff who would like Acrobat Pro installed on their university computer can obtain a license from OIT at no additional cost. These licenses are for UNLV barcoded computers only.

To request a license, please visit:

Personal Use

Students, Faculty, and Staff may purchase Adobe products for personal use at an educational discount through, or

Support & Training:

Supported by:

  • IT Help Desk

Type of support provided:

  • Help with use
  • Installation
  • Training
  • Purchasing Assistance

Training options:

For helpful information or tutorials, please refer to the Adobe Acrobat User Community at


OIT periodically offers Adobe Acrobat workshops.  Please check the website for current schedules:

Required account:

Available in these computer labs: