Autodesk for educators

Autodesk is committed to helping you educate tomorrow's leaders. Get free access to our entire portfolio of products with the Autodesk Education plan.

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Meet the droids inspired by a galaxy far, far away

Together, Autodesk and Star Wars Original series, The Acolyte, are celebrating the designers and makers behind some of your favorite Star Wars droids, starfighters, and more. Get inspired by the droids designed and made with Autodesk software and entered into the Autodesk Droid Maker Contest.

2024 state of design & make report

The skills of the future start in today's classrooms. Are your students ready?

According to Autodesk's 2024 State of Design & Make report, access to skilled talent is a top business challenge. Learn how students can bridge the talent gap by developing these three skills. 

Get your students up and running (video: 5:21 min)

Access the Autodesk Education plan

Eligible educators can get free individual and class access to Autodesk products and services with an easy annual renewal. Follow the steps in the educators' guide.

  1. Create an Autodesk account
  2. Confirm eligibility (learn more)
  3. Download and install software

Explore teaching and learning resources for educators

A new CAD, CAM, and CNC curriculum from Haas and Autodesk is now here

Haas and Autodesk teamed up to deliver a complete curriculum: Haas and Autodesk Fusion—CAD, CAM, and CNC for 2.5-axis milling. Gear up students for future manufacturing careers.

Find your teaching resources by industry

Explore teaching and learning resources by industry and academic course, designed to seamlessly integrate Autodesk products into your classroom.

Professional development

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Industry-validated certifications

Advance your own and your students’ ongoing professional development and prepare for the future of work. Discover the certifications that are right for both educators and students.


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Free instructor-led workshops

Autodesk Certified Instructors can help you achieve advanced proficiency in Autodesk software and gain research-based insights. Open to eligible post-secondary educators.


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Transforming manufacturing e-book

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Autodesk partnered on research that calls for real-world, hands-on learning. Learn how to adapt your curricula to Industry 4.0 skills.

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Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions of the terms of use and/or other terms that accompany such software or cloud-based services.  Software and cloud-based services subject to an Educational license or subscription may be used by eligible users solely for Educational Purposes and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes.

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