Missouri S&T students can request the SolidWorks Student Premium Edition for free to their personal computers for use in class by contacting the Help Desk. If you are a faculty member, instructor, or research graduate student who wishes to use this software on your university-owned computer or for any of the reasons above, please call the IT Help Desk to initiate the purchase of a license.  


About the Software

Solidworks is a limited time license and can be activated on up to 500 personal machines and will not be available after 500 licenses have been activated. The license expires in 365 days after activation or December 31 following the current academic year, whichever occurs first. This software is not licensed for use on university-owned computers nor is it licensed for research work.


 Process to Request Solidworks

  1. Submit a ticket to the Help Desk and request Solidworks access
  2. Respond to the user agreement email
  3. Follow the emailed install instructions


Contact the Help Desk if you have any issues with downloading or installing Solidworks.