DreamSpark

Limited Eligibility for Product or Service 

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Detailed description

DreamSpark is a Microsoft program that supports technical education by providing free access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. Through UM's Microsoft Campus Agreement, DreamSpark Premium allows qualifying higher education departments that have a core focus in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) access to developer tools for instructional use. For further information, visit the DreamSpark FAQ.

Products available through Dreamspark include:

  • Windows OS
  • Visual Studio
  • Access
  • Link
  • Visio
  • Project

Please note: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint are not available through Dreamspark.  These can be obtained through Microsoft Office for Employees or Microsoft Office 365 for Students.

How to request

IT Central Help Desk at 243-4357 or visit Social Sciences, 120, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Charge

Free for students and faculty in qualifying STEM departments

Eligibility

Official UM STEM departments

Support

IT Central Help Desk at 243-4357 or visit Social Sciences, 120, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Primary owner

Technology Support Services