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Software Available to Students

Microsoft DreamSpark

All registered ECE majors are eligible for a DreamSpark account.
ECE DreamSpark storefront:

  • Do not give, lend or distribute MSDN software to anyone else.
  • For software that requires product keys, you get ONE. Additional product keys will not be granted.
  • Accounts expire May 31st

ECE accounts are imported in September and February. Eligible students should receive an e-mail from e-academy. Visit the ECE DreamSpark link above to register.



Through a generous donation from UMD Alumni working at Solidworks, we have access to 1 year Solidworks installs for Students' personal computers.

Students may download Solidworks directly from http://www.SolidWorks.com/SEK
use SEK-ID: XSEK12
please use umassd e-mail account to register

contact asmart@umassd.edu for an activation code

installation instructions here:



Mathematica is available to UMass Dartmouth students for personal installations.

1) Visit https://user.wolfram.com/portal/login.html and create a Wolfram ID using your umassd e-mail address.

2) You will receive an e-mail from wolfram.com.  Follow instructions to validate your account.

3) Visit this link for the Wolfram Activation Key Request Form:

Fill out all required fields to download Mathematica product.


Agilent EEsof EDA software

Advanced Design System (ADS) & EMPro is available to UMass Dartmouth students for personal installations.

- non-commerical or research use only
- one set of licenses per student per year
- use UMASSD e-mail to register

Visit this link to request a license:



Students enrolled in ECE courses are eligible for the VMware Academic Program (VMAP). E-mail asmart@umassd.edu for an account.  You must be enrolled in at least one ECE labeled course.

Our VMAP storefront:

Software includes (among others):
VMware Player
VMware Workstation
VMware Fusion