Download Microsoft Development Software at DreamSpark Software Center

  1. UA CS students can download Microsoft development software for free through DreamSpark.

  2. To qualify, you must be a CS major in the College of Arts and Sciences and currently enrolled in a CS course.

  3. After being signed up, a student will receive an email sent by “University of Akron - Computer Science - DreamSpark noreply@e-academy.com” titled “An account has been created for you”. Follow the instructions in the email to register and download software. Save the email for future reference. A student can only download each piece of software once, but can use it for any length of time for non-commercial purposes.

  4. If you had an old DreamSpark/MSDNAA account, you should receive an email related to reactivation of the account.

  5. More information about downloading and software details are available at https://dev.cs.uakron.edu/trac/DreamSpark/

  6. For further information, visit the following sites.
    https://www.dreamspark.com/
    DreamSpark applications
    What is Dreamspark?
    DreamSpark FAQ