Microsoft DreamSpark

Want professional-level developer and design tools?  If you're a student or educator you can get them at no charge at Micosoft DreamSpark.  Check out the DreamSpark FAQs for licensing and answers to your questions.

The steps below will help you get logged in to DreamSpark so you can download your free developer and design tools.

  • Go to
  • Login with a Windows Live ID (if you don't have a Live ID you can sign up for one)
  • Once you are logged in Click on country
  • Click on "Verify as Student"
  • Click "Get Verified through my school"
  • Click Continue
  • Click United States
  • Click on Colorado
  • Click on Durango
  • Select Fort Lewis College
  • Click Continue
  • Login to CAS (Fort Lewis College's Authencation System)
  • You should now be logged in and can begin downloading your free developer tools!