Autodesk for students

Autodesk provides access to professional software to empower you to bring your ideas to life and prepare for a career where you'll lead and revolutionize the future of industry.

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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.

Autodesk's 2024 State of Design & Make report

The skills of the future start in today's classrooms. Are you 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. 

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Access the Autodesk Education plan

Confirm your eligibility to get access to free Autodesk products for educational use. Follow the steps in the Student's guide to the education plan.

Learning resources

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Learn Autodesk products

Find tutorials, product guides, certifications, and more. Resources for wherever you're at in your learning journey.


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Connect with the community

Check out the student hub to learn about the latest industry trends, connect with other members, and showcase your work.


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Get help and resources

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Autodesk Education plan and get product documentation and support.


Ready to make anything? Start here

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Tinkercad is a free web app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. Build STEM confidence with project-based learning.


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Join the community and explore easy-to-learn instructional projects for makers of all skill levels—or create a project of your own.


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Fusion 360

Fusion 360 is a cloud-based 3D modeling, CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software platform for professional design and manufacturing.


Showcase your skills with certifications

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Autodesk Certified User (ACU)

For secondary students and non-English speakers in all industries, this certification validates foundational Autodesk software skills.


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Design and manufacturing

Prove your skills in CAD, CAM, design-to-manufacture workflows, and generative design with these Associate, Professional, and Expert certifications.


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Architecture, engineering, and construction

Advance your career in architecture, engineering, and construction by highlighting your knowledge of CAD and BIM tools.


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Legal terms and conditions

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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