Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

The Mohawk College Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology (ECET) department is a member of the Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching program. This program allows ECET students to install various Microsoft software products related to their studies at no cost.

Products such as Access, Project, SQL Server, Visio, Visual Studio, Windows, Windows Servers and many more are available. The Microsoft Office suite is not part of the program.

Getting the software

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching Login


  • Some products require the use of a "Product Activation Key"
  • Students will be issued only one key per product
  • Students will obtain the key when downloading the product
  • You can also review previously issued keys at Azure Dev Tools for Teaching - Profile


  • It is your responsibility to make a backup of install files and keys, you may not be able to retrieve them through the site in future, even while you are still an active member of the program
  • Software is provided on an as-is basis
  • ECET makes no warranty or assurances that the software will work in the manner the student expects
  • Software is installed at the student's own risk
  • If a student is uncomfortable installing software on his/her personal computer, then they should not participate in the program
  • Due to the volume of students in the program, ECET is unable to provide software support for any issues encountered

Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft Office is not part of the program
  • The College makes Office available to students at Office 365

Microsoft Azure

Microsoft has a free-trial to its Azure service for students for available at Azure for Students.

To find out more about the program in general, you may visit the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching site. If you have a question related to the specifics of ECET implementation of the program, you may contact brian.minaji [at]