How to Buy

Autodesk offers institutions and schools affordable pricing for Autodesk® Education Suites and standalone software. 

Free Software Downloads for Students and Educators

The Autodesk Education Community is an online forum that provides students and faculty with free* software and valuable learning resources. Experience the newest editions of Autodesk 2D and 3D design, engineering, and entertainment products.

Student Discounts for Autodesk Software

Students can purchase a discounted student version of many of our top-selling Autodesk products. The Autodesk Student Version software is available to currently enrolled students, as well as faculty and staff members of qualified institutions. These products can be purchased from schools participating in student licensing or from an Autodesk Academic Value Added Reseller.

Student-to-Professional Discounted Licenses Program

Autodesk is pleased to announce a program designed to give a competitive advantage to students who have an education license for any of the following student suites: AutoCAD® Design Suite Ultimate, Autodesk® Building Design Suite Ultimate, Autodesk® Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate, Autodesk® Product Design Suite Ultimate, and Autodesk® Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate. If you own one of the student suites, you can receive up to 30% off the commercial license price. This offer is available for purchase only by students or graduated students and cannot be used by hiring companies. For program details, see the Student Suites FAQ.

Institutional Licensing

Autodesk offers a variety of educational suite licensing options. Our network of Autodesk Academic Value Added Resellers and sales managers specialize in a wide range of design industries and applications and can help you choose the best solutions for your unique needs. For volume seat packages and for perpetual and network licensing, contact your Autodesk Academic Value Added Reseller or local sales manager.

* Free Autodesk software is for personal use for education purposes and is subject to the terms and conditions of the end-user license agreement that accompanies download of the software.