SOLIDWORKS for Students
SOLIDWORKS for Students

SOLIDWORKS is the most widely used 3D CAD package in education and industry today. With the SOLIDWORKS Student Access program, you can get your own license to use on your own device, wherever and whenever your imagination is ready to use it. In addition, SOLIDWORKS for students offers free certification which can be of great value when you hit the job market.

Talk to your instructor in your institution about its SOLIDWORKS Education Edition licenses to see if you qualify for a free license of SOLIDWORKS Student Premium or SOLIDWORKS Student Standard. 

You can find more information about the Student Access Program and SOLIDWORKS for students resources in the tabs below. 

Does your Institution need more information about SOLIDWORKS Education Edition licenses? Just click on the 'Contact a Sales Rep' button below or call us at 888-441-9696.


    Learning SOLIDWORKS helps you rise above your peers by developing the design and engineering skills you need to be successful for the next step in your education, or when it is time to enter the job market.

    • SOLIDWORKS Student Premium* (formerly SEK) is included with the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition and contains the same comprehensive products and features. SOLIDWORKS Student Premium allows students to work outside the classroom with a home use license. SOLIDWORKS Student Premium is a fixed term-of-use license.
    • SOLIDWORKS Student Standard* (formerly SDK) is included with the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition, and allows students to study and practice their basic SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD skills outside the classroom with a home use license. SOLIDWORKS Student Standard is a fixed term-of-use license.
    *Customers must be on active subscription to be eligible and meet minimum license requirements per region.
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    Fundamentals of SOLIDWORKS Certification

    Sevenoaks School Students Bring Ideas to Life with SOLIDWORKS
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  • Datasheets
    SOLIDWORKS Education Product Matrix
    Education Product Matrix
    SOLIDWORKS Student Access Program Information
    Student Access Flyer
    How to Sign-Up for MySolidWorks for Students
    SOLIDWORKS Certification Exam Guide and Practice Test
    CSWA Sample Exam