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Replacement Keys for Expired CS6 Serial Numbers

software key[Sept. 24, 2014] Some students who were entitled to the Adobe CS6 Master Collection may find their license key has expired. Sheridan and a few other colleges have experienced this problem. We have now received replacement keys from Adobe. If your serial number for the Adobe CS6 Master Collection has expired please follow the steps below to get a new key.


Only students who paid the materials fee for Adobe software ($132.89) between September 2012 – September 2014 are eligible to receive a replacement key. Typically, the materials fee is paid by students in the programs listed below.

Participating Programs

  • Advanced Television and Film
  • Advertising
  • Advertising Management
  • Applied Photography
  • Architectural Technician
  • Architectural Technology
  • Architectural Technology (Co-op)
  • BAA Animation
  • BAA Illustration
  • BAA Illustration Technical & Scientific
  • BAA Illustration-Interpretive
  • Bachelor of Game Design
  • Business Administration: Marketing
  • Business Marketing
  • Computer Animation-Digital Character Animation
  • Computer Animation-Digital Visual Effects
  • Computer Animation
  • Corporate Communications
  • Crafts and Design - Ceramics
  • Crafts and Design - Fabrics
  • Crafts and Design - Furniture
  • Crafts and Design - Glass
  • E-commerce Management
  • E-commerce Management (Co-op)
  • Game Development – Advanced Programming
  • Game Level Design
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Interior Decorating
  • Interior Design
  • Journalism - Broadcast
  • Journalism - Print
  • Journalism-New Media
  • Marketing Management (Co-op)
  • Media Arts
  • Media for Global Professionals
  • Media Fundamentals
  • Visual and Creative Arts
  • Visual and Creative Arts (Advanced Diploma)
  • Visual Merchandising Arts
  • Web Design

Joint Degree Programs

  • Art & Art History
  • Bachelor of Design (Honours Degree)
  • Communication, Culture and Information Technology (CCIT)

† Students in joint degree programs had the option to purchase the Adobe CS6 Master Collection for $132.89.

Getting a Replacement Key

  1. Send email to to request a replacement key. Your email MUST include the following information:
    • your full name
    • your student number
    • your expired serial key

  2. Upon receiving your request, we will validate your eligibility for a replacement key and send you confirmation via email.

Sheridan Staff with Expired CS6 License Keys

Sheridan staff who have expired CS6 license keys are entitled to install Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) on their College owned or leased workstation for free. Additionally, Sheridan staff can purchase a one-year license for Adobe CC for home use for only $9.75. See the Adobe CC page for Sheridan staff for details.