Adobe Acrobat Pro

Adobe Acrobat Pro is an application that allows you to view, create, manipulate, print and manage PDF Files.

  • Adobe Acrobat Pro is also available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite
  • If you are looking for the non-subscription (perpetual) license of Adobe Acrobat Pro, you can purchase it from CDW-G, use Item # 6996328

How to Get Adobe Acrobat Pro

Faculty or Staff

  • Named User Licenses are available for purchase for faculty and staff
  • Purchase requires a valid UW budget number and authorization from a budget approver.
  • No Procurement cards or direct sales to individuals are available.
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro is available through an annual subscription, with the license period running from July 1 through June 30.
  • UW-IT cannot prorate or refund the cost of the Adobe Acrobat license subscription
  • UW-IT will automatically bill for the Adobe Acrobat license in the next license cycle.
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License Details

  • Named User Licenses are assigned to an individual. Acrobat may be installed on multiple devices, but can only be used on one device at a time by the named user.
  • An individual license can not be assigned to a shared UW NetID.
  • Once purchased, you will be automatically billed for Adobe Acrobat Pro on an annual basis unless you opt out of the renewal before the opt-out deadline. For more information about the opt-out deadline or to submit an opt-out request form, visit:

Additional Information

Adobe Acrobat Pro FAQs

  • You can install Acrobat on multiple computers
  • You can remain signed in to the apps on up to 2 computers
  • You can use your app on only one computer at a time

  • Yes

  • No

  • Employee licenses can be transferred to another user at your request. Use the opt-out form to end the license if you don’t want to transfer it.
  • Students licenses are not valid once you leave UW.

  • Yes, you can purchase it from CDW-G, use Item #6996328

Quick Facts

Available for

  • Faculty
  • Staff


PC, Mac


$50 annually


  • Productivity

Documentation and Support