Today’s students will make up the next generation of designers, innovators, and creators. That’s why Autodesk gives educational institutions free* access to the design software and apps used by millions of engineers, designers, and digital artists around the world. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) makes it easy for qualified educational institutions to download leading Autodesk software, including AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit, 3ds Max, and Maya.
Start by setting up an ARC account for your educational institution.
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After you set up your educational institution’s ARC account, specify the software you want students and teachers to use.
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Activating any current version of Autodesk software from the Academic Resource Center automatically provides you with a Maintenance Subscription account. Find out how to access the benefits a Maintenance Subscription offers.
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