Software Available for Current Students, Faculty and Staff

The University provides Students, Faculty and Staff with access to the software packages listed below. Access is based on the following eligibility criteria.

  • For Students, access to these software packages ends 12 months after they graduate or otherwise are no longer eligible to register for classes.policy↗ 
  • For Faculty, access to these software packages ends one year after the last term which was taught.
    • Emeritus faculty will retain access to Google Workspace as long as it is the email system for the university, however, they will not have access to the other software packages listed below.

  • For all other employees and positions, access to these software packages ends at their separation date.

The university offers access to Adobe Creative Cloud, this suite provides access to all of Adobe’s photography, design, video, and web apps for all of your devices. Note that this does not include Adobe Captivate.

Emeritus faculty do not have access to this suite.

Access Adobe Creative Cloud here, and click "Sign In". Be sure to use your school email address and select "Company or School Account" if asked.↗

The university offers access to Google Workspace for Education Plus, which includes Gmail, Calendar, Drive(Doc, Sheets, Slides) Meet, Chat and additional tools. 

Emeritus faculty will retain access to Google Workspace as long as it is the email system for the university.

Access campus Google Workspace for Education Plus here.

The university offers access to Microsoft 365 for Education, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and additional tools.

  • Not all access levels include the locally installed Office Suite of applications, some users will only have access to the online version of the Office Suite (similar to how Google Workspace functions).
Emeritus do not have access to this suite*.

Access Microsoft 365 for Education here, be sure to enter your school (Horizon) email address and select "Work or School account" if asked.

*If you are no longer eligible for a University funded Microsoft 365 license, you may be able to purchase a personal subscription at a 30% discount using this link

For more information on the CSUEB student accounts policy, click here.