Type of software:

  • Creative Production
  • Drawing
  • Photo editing
  • Web Publishing

Operating system:

  • Windows
  • Macintosh OSX

Available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students


  • Discounted

Photoshop is Adobe's photo editing software. It can also be used to create graphics and web pages.


Photoshop can be purchased individually or as part of a larger suite. Please compare versions and suites to find the one that best meets your needs. and


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How to get software:


This software is available to use in selected computer labs.

Visit or for educational pricing on purchases.


  • Institutional purchases of Adobe products can be made directly through CDWG online at 
  • University Purchasing procedures apply.
  • These licenses are for UNLV barcoded computers only.  CLP Level 3 is the license type.
  • OIT suggests creating an account on and always using that same account for purchasing.
  • You will purchase a CLP Level 3 license for your UNLV barcoded computer.  Purchasing the physical media is optional as you may download the software or have OIT install with their media.
  • Watch your e-mail closely for purchase receipts, download instructions, and licensing information.
  • Once you purchase the license and receive the information, you may contact the Help Desk for installation assistance if needed.

Students, faculty, and staff may purchase Adobe products for personal use at an educational discount through or  Pricing will be higher that CLP Level 3 Institutional pricing, but still significantly less than retail pricing.   

Support & Training:

Supported by:

  • IT Help Desk

Type of support provided:

  • Help with use
  • Installation
  • Training
  • Purchasing Assistance

Training options:

The Help Desk offers limited help with use. 

There is a vast array of online Photoshop tutorials -- just take a look in your favorite search engine.  Check out YouTube for great videos.  Adobe offers lots of helpful links under the Resource section on the various Photoshop pages, such as

OIT offers periodic faculty and staff workshops for some Adobe products.  Please check the current schedule for availability. 

Educational Outreach offers courses for a variety of Adobe applications.  Please check the current catalog for details.

Required account: