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SOLIDWORKS Education Network

The SOLIDWORKS Education Network provides a full suite of industry-standard engineering design tools for classroom learning, plus industry-recognized certification exams.
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A Comprehensive Suite of Industry-Standard Tools

With the SOLIDWORKS Student Education Network, your school will be able to provide licensing for the complete suite of SOLIDWORKS design solutions for a single classroom or an entire school district.

This network also includes free CSWA certification vouchers to help prepare students for industry, as well as free SOLIDWORKS downloads at home, enabling students to continue coursework or remote learning away from school.

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Key Features & Benefits

SOLIDWORKS Licensing for Home Use

Access free downloads for students and staff to be able to use SOLIDWORKS at home for teacher prep, student homework, extra practice, and even virtual school.

SOLIDWORKS Certification Exams

Help students get ahead in their career search through free SOLIDWORKS certification exams that are recognized in the industry. 

A Full Suite of Product Design Solutions

Users of the SOLIDWORKS Education Network licenses can access an entire suite of the SOLIDWORKS portfolio.


Exceptional Solutions, Even Better Support

Creating the best products requires the best solutions, training and support. With a little insight into your product development process, our team of pros can point you to any tools you need (and nothing you don’t).

But it doesn’t end there. We’ll stay with you every step of the way, helping solve complex design issues, 3D printing application questions and so much more. No matter where you’re at, both in your process and geographically, we’re here.

Engineering Success Together

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there watermarks on SOLIDWORKS EDU licenses?

Yes, there are watermarks on designs created with the Education licenses.

Are SOLIDWORKS Certification tests included with the Education Network?

SOLIDWORKS CSWA vouchers are free when a school has a SOLIDWORKS Education Network of at least 60 licenses on active subscription.

Is it possible to use SOLIDWORKS outside of the school's network?

Yes. A school that has at least 60 licenses in its SOLIDWORKS Education Network on active subscription will be given a Student Engineering Kit serial number which will allow students to download SOLIDWORKS at home.

Is course curriculum available for students that will help them to pass the CSWA certification?

Yes, SolidProfessor has course curriculum that will enable teachers to teach the skillsets needed to pass the CSWA.

Can you purchase both Research and Education licenses for a school?

Yes, the SOLIDWORKS Campus Wide Solution combines SOLIDWORKS Education Network licenses, 3D Designer for Education, and SOLIDWORKS Research licenses in a discounted bundle.

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