Solidworks for Students 2018 – How to Buy Solidworks Student Edition
SOLIDWORKS Student Edition:
With SOLIDWORKS skills, you’ll have a clear advantage in the engineering or industrial design job markets. The easy-to-use SOLIDWORKS Student Edition lets you sharpen your skills outside the classroom as you learn to design better products.
SOLIDWORKS Student Edition is available to high school, home schooled and degree-seeking students (who can confirm enrollment in a degree-granting program or full-time enrollment in a certificate-granting program) or full-time faculty members using the software for personal learning or academic purposes. Commercial and institutional use is prohibited.
- SOLIDWORKS Premium (3D CAD software)
- SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium (FEA tools)
- SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation (CFD tools)
- SOLIDWORKS Motion (kinematics analysis)
- SOLIDWORKS Plastics (part and mold filling analysis)
- SOLIDWORKS Sustainability (environmental impact tools)
- SOLIDWORKS Electrical Professional (electrical systems design tools)
- SOLIDWORKS Model Base Definition (define, organize, and publish 3D PMI)
- SOLIDWORKS Composer (technical documentation tools)
- SOLIDWORKS Visualize (develop rich, photo quality content)
- MySolidWorks Standard (your connection to everything SOLIDWORKS)
Three types of Student Products
a. Student Design Kit (SDK):
If you have obtained a SDK-ID from your local reseller then you can go to www.SOLIDWORKS.com/SDK and fill out the form shown below to start the download process. You will receive your serial number via email. Note: Please check your junk mail if you do not see it within an hour of submitting the form.
b. Student Engineering Kit (SEK):
If your school is eligible then they should have received this serial number as well as an SEK-ID from your Local reseller. Once you have obtained both of these, you can go to www.SOLIDWORKS.com/SEK and fill out the form shown below to start the download process.
c. Student Edition (SE):
These licenses can be purchased online through a Local Reseller or the SOLIDWORKS Student Store (https://store.solidworks.com/studentstore/default.php). If you requested an online download instead of the DVDs then you will receive installation instructions via email.
Proof of Academic Status Requirements
Degree-seeking students taking a minimum of 6 units in high school, college, university, and career state-accredited schools qualify to order a single-user educational license with acceptable form of academic ID.
Please provide all the following:
Dated student ID card
Official dated current class schedule
Solidworks In academy:
In today’s competitive job market, CAD professionals don’t just design—they simulate, innovate, visualize, and communicate—to advance new ideas and their careers.
The SOLIDWORKS Education Program provides powerful, engaging, hands-on software to understand and develop designs for the real world. The integrated 3D software, curriculum, and lessons make design development easy to learn, easy to teach, and exciting to use.
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