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  • Hardware (labs and classrooms)
  • Laptop Checkout
  • Print Accounts
  • Software (labs and classrooms)
  • Software Installation Request

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SkillPort (free online training)

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Adaptive Technology

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GatorMail Features

Software Download

Microsoft DreamSpark

University of Houston-Downtown students have access to the Microsoft DreamSpark program. Software provided through DreamSpark includes Microsoft developer and designer tools at no cost to UHD students.

Products available include:

  • Windows Client (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • Windows Server
  • Visual Studio Pro
  • Visual Studio Premium (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • Visual Studio Ultimate (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • Expressions
  • Windows Embedded
  • Visio (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • Project (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • OneNote (DreamSpark Premium only)
  • SQL Server
  • SharePoint Server (DreamSpark Premium only)
First step

Downloading software from the DreamSpark Standard site requires a UHD username and password and a Dreamspark account. If you have already created a Dreamspark account you may proceed to the appropriate download link below. Otherwise setup your Dreamspark account.

Download Software

All UHD Students: Click here for DreamSpark Standard

For additional information about DreamSpark Standard, visit the Microsoft DreamSpark website.


COB Students: Click here for DreamSpark Premium - COB

The College of Business is subscribed to DreamSpark Premium, which allows students to download additional software.


CMS Students: Click here for DreamSpark Premium - CMS

The Computer and Mathematical Sciences department is subscribed to DreamSpark Premium, which allows students to download additional software.



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Last updated or reviewed on 10/30/14

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