ChemDraw 17 is released. For those of you who are the first time ChemDraw users, please register first using your ithaca email address at In case the account ID is needed, it is 2785SL. 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. For those who need to re-activate ChemDraw 17 after it is expired, please use activation code: 41A4-71ED-6612-EC47. 

If you prefer, you can still download and/or use ChemDraw 16. The link to download ChemDraw 16 is You will need to re-activate it once it expires. The activation code was sent to you through an email when you first downloaded ChemDraw.   

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.