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Is my institution eligible?

The following types of institutions are eligible to purchase Adobe products at a discount:
• Accredited public or private primary, secondary, vocational or higher education school providing full-time instruction. This includes nursery schools, primary schools, secondary schools, high schools, grammar schools, schools for the handicapped, teacher training colleges, technical colleges, further education colleges, research institutes, adult education centers, and State run or State subsidized facilities for the retraining of the unemployed where the government funds more than 50% of the courses. Note: School Site Licenses are available to qualifying state funded and independently funded schools only, located at a single address or identified as a single site by the Department/Ministry of Education. These site licenses are not available to postsecondary or higher education institutions.
• Accredited public or private universities or colleges (including community, junior, or vocational colleges) that grant degrees requiring not less than the equivalent of two years of full-time study
• School administrative offices or boards of education
• Homeschools approved by Adobe
• Named educational entities approved in writing by Adobe
• Hospitals that are wholly owned and operated by an educational institution, meaning the institution is the sole owner of the hospital and the only entity exercising control over day-to-day operations
• Research laboratories that are a public establishment and recognised as such, teach students as part of their research mission, and are affiliated with a university or are controlled by a Ministry of Education or comparable entity
• Other qualified examples as listed from time to time on the Adobe website

Unqualified institutions

The following types of institutions are not eligible:

• Tuition centers, and schools that grant certificates or provide courses on computer training, tuition on school subjects, language, arts, music classes, or other subjects or topics, where such entities or certification are not recognized and acknowledged as the Territory’s mainstream education progression;
• Commercial training centers, skills centers, review centers and enrichment centers that are not otherwise Educational Institutions;
• Alumni organizations of Education Institutions;
• Hospitals not wholly owned and operated by an Educational Institution or Education Trusts;
• Churches, mosques, temples or religious organizations that are not otherwise Educational Institutions;
• Military schools that do not grant academic degrees.

Proof of eligibility

Adobe requires resellers to authenticate qualified educational institutions according to the following policies. This information is part of the signed agreement between Adobe and the reseller. Adobe also requires identification for purchases through the Educational Institution Store.

Appropriate identification means one of the following:

•  A valid, official purchase order issued by an educational entity
•  Current credit card information with the proper name, billing address, and delivery address of the educational entity
•  A current personal credit card or check payment from a faculty or staff member with a delivery address of the educational entity
•  Other appropriate identification as permitted by Adobe from time to time by posting a list of such identification on its website