ChemDraw Prime is renewed every year. For those of you who are the first time ChemDraw users, please register first using your ithaca email address at Once you are registered, you will probably receive an email with a link where you can sign in and download the ChemDraw installer. When you are downloading the installer, please note the activation code.

Installation process is pretty straight forward. To look for an activation code, please do the following: 

Please contact Chun Li at if you have any question.

ChemDraw Hot Keys

Check out these Instructional GIFs on how to use ChemDraw more efficiently with hot keys.