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:

License Information

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


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.


Institutional Licenses for Faculty/Staff:  Software is available through the ELMS Webstore found at: 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:


Students should contact Microsoft directly at

SU Faculty and staff should contact your distributed staff personnel.  A current listing can be found here:

DSP's can contact the ITS Business Office at