Alliance – Student Use Guidelines Form
a member of the MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDNAA), the department in which you
take credit courses is authorized to provide you with program software for use
on your personal computer. To be in compliance with the MSDN Academic Alliance
program requirements, you must follow these usage guidelines when using the
program software on your computer. You must also agree to the terms of the MSDN
End User License Agreement (EULA), the Amendment to the EULA, and any
conditions required by your department.
MSDNAA Site Administrator at your school will be responsible for maintaining
records of student use and ensuring there is full compliance with the program
among all department users, including students, faculty, and systems
administration staff. Please see your Site Administrator for any questions that
you may have about the program, or refer to www.msdnaa.net.
installing, copying, or otherwise using the Product, you agree to be bound by
the terms of the EULA and the Amendment to the EULA. If you do not agree to be
bound, do not install, copy, or use the Product.
- Your department will
provide either server access for you to download program software, or may
create up to 50 copies of the software to be checked out on a temporary
basis to install on personal use computers. For all software reproduced
for checkout, it will be a complete copy, including all copyright and
- You must be registered
in at least one credit course within the member department to be eligible
to load program software on your personal use computer. Students
registered solely for non-credit courses in the department are not
eligible to receive program software.
- You may not give copies
of loaned software to anyone else. Other qualifying students must obtain
software via the method(s) set up by the MSDNAA Site Administrator.
- In order to install
certain components of the Product, you may need an Academic Alliance
Product Key (“Product Key”). The Product Key will be assigned solely to
download authorized software. You may not disclose the Product Key
information to anyone else.
- The MSDNAA Site
Administrator will maintain records of software downloaded from a server
or checked out, and will provide those records to Microsoft upon request.
- You may use the
software for non-commercial purposes including instructional use, research
and/or design, and development and testing of projects for class
assignments, tests, or personal projects. You may not use the Program
software for any for-profit software development.
- When you are no longer
a registered student in a department that is a member of the MSDN Academic
Alliance, you may no longer receive updates for your personal use computer.
However, you may continue to use previously installed products on your
computer, provided you continue to follow program guidelines.
- If you violate the
terms of the EULA and the Amendment to the EULA, the MSDNAA Program
Administrator will demand confirmation of removal of the program software
from your personal-use computer.