Azure Dev Tools for Teaching







Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (formerly Imagine Premium, DreamSpark Premium)

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Delivery method

Microsoft Azure's "Education Hub" portal website

Delivery details


User scope

For eligible students in MIS courses and programs, as well as eligible MIS department faculty and staff.

  • Student eligibility: Active students enrolled in a current-term MIS course, or active majors in an MIS undergraduate or graduate program.
  • Faculty eligibility: Active faculty homed in the MIS department.
  • Staff eligibility:  Active staff homed in the MIS department.

Device scope

Any; for state-owned or personally-owned devices (running Windows environments).

Use scope

For instructional and non-commercial research use in STEM disciplines only

Entitlement expiration

Active eligible students, faculty and staff may download, install and obtain license keys for software.

The licenses are perpetual and software does not have to be uninstalled. 

Inactive members will not be able to access the Education Portal site to download, retrieve keys or install new software after becoming ineligible. 

Commonly used for

Many MIS courses and programs: Microsoft Windows

MIS 111: Visio and Expression Web

MIS 304: Access

MIS 478/578/578E: Project

MIS 531: Visio

MIS 585: Visio



Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching puts professional developer tools, software, and services in the hands of faculty and students with a low-cost subscription options from Microsoft. Challenge and excite your students by teaching with the latest technologies and cloud services.

Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is simple: it's all about giving students professional-level developer and designer tools from Microsoft at no cost so that students can chase their dreams and create the next big breakthrough in technology - or just get a head start on their career.

Support Documentation and Information

If you need support with Azure Dev Tools for Teaching, please submit a detailed support request explaining your issue. Screenshots may help us understand your issue better.

You may also be able to get support from the University's 24/7 Support Center. This is particularly true if you need assistance getting Windows on your Mac. 

Finally, you may have luck searching for your issue online as this is a popular licensing program. You might want to search for documentation on Imagine Premium or DreamSpark, the previous names for this program.