ChemDraw Installation Instructions


In addition to the ChemDraw software packages for Macintosh and Windows computers, Iowa State users now have access to a ChemDraw Cloud subscription.

Download ChemDraw

  1. Go to CambridgeSoft Website
  2. Enter your Iowa State e-mail address for site license verification
  3. Register with CambridgeSoft
  4. Once registered, download the software
    Note: Both Windows and Macintosh versions are available
  5. CambridgeSoft will send you a personal serial registration code within 15 minutes

Install ChemDraw

  1. Once you have received the email with your serial registration code, you can install the software
  2. Double-click on the file you downloaded
  3. Enter the serial registration code

Retrieve Serial Registration Code

You can retrieve the serial registration numbers from ChemDraw.

  1. Go to CambridgeSoft Website
  2. Log in with your Net-ID and password
  3. Go to My Downloads on the right side
  4. Your serial registration numbers will be displayed here