Information Technology and Services

ITS Software Licenses

Microsoft DreamSpark


DreamSpark is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for installation on lab, classroom and faculty computers for learning, teaching and research purposes at no cost.

Category: Business

Notes: None



Vendor Information

Vendor: Microsoft
Software website: https://www.dreamspark.com/Support/FAQ/Default.aspx



License Information

Current version:
General OS support: http://support.microsoft.com/
License renewal type: Annual
License effective dates: Three year program from October 1st through September 31st of the third year


Products

https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/Subscription.aspx

Product Use Rights

Terms of Use: Selected software may be installed on any number of departmental lab machines. The software must be used for instructional and research purposes; it may not be used to run the infrastructure of the department.

Faculty/Staff Home Use: Faculty may download the software to install on their personally owned computers for instructional or research purposes only.

Availability

Institutional Licenses for Faculty/Staff:  Software is available through the ELMS Webstore found at: http://e5.onthehub.com/WebStore/ProductsByMajorVersionList.aspx?ws=fc83a3cd-1e0f-e211-bd05-f04da23e67f6&vsro=8&JSEnabled=1 SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel to set up an account.

Student Licenses: Students can create an account and access DreamSpark at: https://www.dreamspark.com/Student/Default.aspx

Contact

Students should contact Microsoft directly at https://www.dreamspark.com/Student/Support.aspx

SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel.  A current listing can be found here: http://its.syr.edu/supportsvc/dsp/dsplist.pdf.

DSP's can contact the ITS Business Office at ITSOffice@syr.edu.