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Installing ChemDraw

“ChemBioDraw is the drawing tool of choice for chemists and biologists to create publication-ready, scientifically intelligent drawings for use in ELNs, databases and publications and for querying chemical databases, now including SciFinder.” –

The chemistry department licenses ChemDraw for the all faculty, staff, and students at Washington State University. This is an annual license. Each fall, you must install a new serial number. If you are faculty, staff, or a graduate student in the chemistry department, Fulmer IT will provide a serial number. If you are a full-time employee or a student at the University but not in the chemistry department, you must get your annual serial number directly from CambridgeSoft.


9/14/2017 – On October 14, 2017, ChemDraw will cease to function via the Chemistry site license.  Chemistry leadership has chosen to move from ChemDraw to ChemDoodle+MarvinSketch.   These replacement programs are currently available on Jukebox, with licensing and installation tutorials to follow next week, stay tuned!

  • ChemDraw will be removed from Jukebox October 14th, 2017.

3/3/2017 – VERSION 16 is now available on Jukebox!

  • Version 16.0 is now ONLINE!
  • 15.1 is now grandfathered in
  • 15.0 and older are now defunct.

For faculty, staff and graduate students in chemistry

Install ChemDraw for PC

Install ChemDraw for OSX

For faculty, staff, graduate students not in chemistry, and undergraduates

Register at CambridgeSoft