How to Obtain ChemDraw

ChemDraw Prime is the complete entry-level drawing program that provides all the tools you need to quickly create chemically intelligent, publication-ready chemical structures and reactions, laboratory notes, and experiment write-ups.

Auburn University has a site-wide license for the use of ChemDraw. For licensing details, visit

Follow the instructions below to download the ChemDraw software.

1. Visit the ChemDraw Subscription Gallery.

ChemDraw Subscription Gallery Home Page

2. In the search bar labeled "Search for Institution", search for and select Auburn University.

ChemDraw Institution Search Bar

3. Click the first Register button.  

ChemDraw Auburn University Register Button

4. Follow the page instructions for creating a new user login. Note: You must register with your Auburn University email address to get access.

After clicking Submit, you will see a successful member registration prompt letting you know that you will receive an email to create your password for the Download Center. Click OK

ChemDraw Successful Registration Screen

5. Check your email for a welcome message from Revvity Signals. In the email, click Create Account.

ChemDraw Welcome Email

6. After clicking the Create Account hyperlink from your email, you will see a login screen for Revvity Signals in your browser. Click the New User tab, login with your AU credentials ( and password) and click Sign Up.

Revvity Signals Login Page

7. When presented with software download options, select the option with the most recent start date, and click Download Now.

ChemDraw Software Download Options