Student Use Guidelines

As a member of the MSDN Academic Alliance, the College of Engineering is authorized to provide you, a student enrolled in the College of Engineering, with program software for use on your personal computer(s). To be in compliance with the MSDNA Academic Alliance program requirements, you must follow these usage guidelines when using the program software on your computer(s). You must also agree to the terms of the MSDN master end-user license agreement (EULA), the Amendment to the EULA, and any conditions required by the College of Engineering.

By installing, copying, or otherwise using the products available through the MSDNAA program, you agree to be bound by the terms of the EULA and the Amendment to the EULA. If you do not agree to be bound, do not install, copy, or use the products available through this license.

Authorization Guidelines:

  • You must be registered in at least one credit course within the College of Engineering to be eligible to load program software on your personal use computer(s). Students registered solely for non-credit courses in the department are not eligible to receive program software.
  • Students enrolled in the College of Engineering, or registered for a College of Engineering course, will be automatically authorized to download program software after DROP/ADD at the beginning of each semester.
  • Your login account name is your gatorlink email address ([gatorlink id] During your account registration process, A password will be requested.

Installation Guidelines

  • You may not give copies of loaned software to anyone else. Other qualifying students must obtain software via the DreamSpark system.
  • In order to install certain components of the Product, you may need an Academic Alliance Product Key (“Product Key”). The Product Key will be assigned solely to download authorized software. You may not disclose the Product Key information to anyone else.
  • MIS will maintain records of software downloaded from the server and/or checked out, and will provide those records to Microsoft upon request.

Usage Guidelines

  • You may use the software for non-commercial purposes including instructional use, research and/or design, and development and testing of projects for class assignments, tests, or personal projects. You may not use the program software for any for-profit software development.
  • When you are no longer enrolled in the College of Engineering, or registered in a course offered by the College, you may no longer receive updates for your personal use computer. However, you may continue to use previously installed products on your computer, provided you continue to follow program guidelines.
  • If you violate the terms of the EULA and the Amendment to the EULA, MIS will require confirmation of removal of the program software from your personal-use computer.

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