Free Software for Computer Science Students
The School of Computer Science offers free Microsoft and VMWare software for their students. In order to qualify for the software you must be currently enrolled in a Computer Science course.
Microsoft Dreamspark | Login
Microsoft Dreamspark (formerly known as MSDNAA) allows Computer Science students access to all of the Professional Microsoft software that is available on the market today, it essentially includes everything except for the Office suite of products.
Computer Science students can use their SCS login and password in order to login to the Dreamspark storefront:
- Carleton University Dreamspark
- Microsoft Dreamspark Login
- Microsoft Office 365 Free for Carleton students
NOTE: Microsoft software licenses typically do not expire, however the Dreamspark software downloads are limited. Once you download the software make sure to backup the software installation. It is also a good idea to save the license key in case you need to re-install the software.
VMWare | Login
VMWare is a virtualization platform for building cloud infrastructures. They offer various software products free to currently enrolled Computer Science students.
Computer Science students can use their SCS login and password in order to login to the VMWare storefront:
The login for staff is found here: Staff Login
More Free Software
There is a ton of free software and open source software available. Some that are useful for your courses and to access the SCS account services: