Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching is a subscription program from Microsoft to provide professional developer and design tools for teaching and research.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching covers all students, faculty, and labs across the University. Products include Visual Studio, Windows Server, SQL Server, and others.
Visit the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching website to see answers to frequently asked questions.
Software is accessed through the WebStore using myBama credentials.Visit the Webstore
For lab installations, lab coordinators can request product keys by contacting the IT Service Desk.
Additional Azure services are available for students. See more information on Microsoft’s website.
Software provided through Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Standard is available at no cost to UA students, faculty, and academic departmental labs.
Students enrolled in at least one course during the current semester may install the software on personal machines. Students may continue to use the software when they are no longer students provided they do so in accordance with the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Standard Subscription Agreement terms.
Current faculty members teaching courses or conducting academic, non-commercial research may install the software on personal or University-owned machines.
Academic department computer labs may use the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching software.
This software is licensed for use on both personal and University-owned machines and devices.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching products may only be used for academic instruction, academic projects, and non-commercial research. Use of Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching software for commercial purposes is prohibited, except if developing apps and games for the Windows platform to be published on Microsoft app stores for no cost. All licensing information and restrictions are detailed in the Usage Guidelines.
Visual Studio and other products offered through Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for administrative use can be purchased via the Microsoft Select Agreement.
Administrative users are not eligible to access Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Standard software. Software may be purchased through the Microsoft Select Agreement. Check with your departmental IT group to determine if certain software is already available to you.