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IEEE, in partnership with Microsoft, is pleased to offer a wide selection of development software to IEEE Student members and Graduate Student members. To qualify, the Student or Graduate Student member must meet the requirements of Student Membership as defined by IEEE. The IEEE Microsoft Software Development Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA) program offers the complimentary software as an IEEE Student member benefit.


Access to the Student Member Microsoft Offer

To access the Microsoft offer you will need to login to your Microsoft Account with your IEEE credentials.

Student or Graduate Students must meet the requirements of Student Membership as defined by IEEE. If you are a

  1. Prospective Undergraduate or Graduate Student member, join IEEE now online and click on "Students".
  2. Existing Student member and have not renewed your membership for the current year, renew online today to be included in this program.

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Wide range of software available

Software highlights include:

  • Expression Studio 4 Ultimate
  • Expression Web Designer
  • Project Professional 2010
  • Visio Professional 2010
  • Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate
  • Vista Business Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows XP Professional

To name just a few of the most popular development tools!

One software license per Student membership is allowed each year of active IEEE Student or Graduate Student membership. License terms also require that software use is for educational and research purposes only. This software is for personal use only. Students can obtain this software, including updates to the latest versions, as long as they are active IEEE Student members or Graduate Student members. Please note that the software offered is development software and does not include Microsoft Office.


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