Dreamspark Information
(formerly MSDN-AA)

Note: The Microsoft Office Suite is not available via Dreamspark.

Software for Courses

If you are in SEAS degree program or are actively taking at least one SEAS course, you can obtain Microsoft software for free from the following web site:

Accounts are automatically created for all students registered for SEAS courses or in a SEAS degree program. Contact dreamspark@seas.upenn.edu if you have questions about your account.

The Dreamspark license permits you to install the software on your personal computer. This license is non-transferable and is not eligible for retail upgrades. The license does not include a copy of the software media. You will need to download the software to install it on your computer.

Access for Ph.D. Students and Postdocs

If you are a SEAS Ph.D. student or postdoc, you are eligible for an account as long as you aren't doing commercial research. Please contact dreamspark@seas.upenn.edu if you have any questions about your eligibility.

Note for Faculty

Penn faculty members with an appointment in an Engineering department are generally eligible for Dreamspark. Please contact dreamspark@seas.upenn.edu if you have any questions about your account.

For more info, contact dreamspark@seas.upenn.edu.