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Microsoft Imagine
Imagine gives students access to Microsoft professional-level products, particularly developer tools and operating systems, free of charge.


How to Access your Free Software

  1. Login to your department's Imagine webstore using the appropriate link at the bottom of this page - You will be asked for your Carleton username and password
    (Or you may have been given a specific username and password by your department's IT unit)
  2. Order and Download the desired Imagine product from the webstore
    When you order, you will be asked to agree to terms associated with the software
    Keep your download in a safe place as you have a limited number times that you may download the software
  3. Install the Imagine product using the provided product keys (where applicable)

What software is available? Essentially all Microsoft software is available except for MS Office.
Typically the professional versions of the Operating Systems are available, for example, Windows 7 Professional.

NOTE: Microsoft software licenses typically do not expire, however the Imagine 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.

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Microsoft Imagine

Carleton University Departments Enrolled in Imagine

Only students who's department have enrolled in Microsoft Imagine are eligible for free Microsoft software under this program.

School of Business

School of Business Student Login Faculty & Staff

Faculty of Engineering & Design

Electronics (DOE) Student Login Faculty & Staff
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Student Login Faculty & Staff
School of Industrial Design (SID) Student Login Faculty & Staff
School of Information Technology (BIT) Student Login Faculty & Staff
Systems and Computer Engineering (SCE) Student Login Faculty & Staff
Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Student Login Faculty & Staff

Faculty of Science

School of Computer Science (SCS) Student Login Faculty & Staff
School of Mathematics and Statistics Student Login Faculty & Staff
Department of Physics Student Login Faculty & Staff
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