MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center

Student Instructions for Obtaining Microsoft Products via MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center:
Several Microsoft MSDNAA licensed products are available to Cal Poly Pomona College of Engineering students from the MSDN Academic Alliance Software Center.  Some of the popular downloadable products include:

  1. MapPoint
  2. Project
  3. Visio
  4. Visual Studio
  5. Windows 7
  6. Windows 8
  7. Windows Server

To download the available products:

  1. Go on-line to the following URL:
  2. Click the "Log In" button and you will be redirected to our server for authentication.
  3. Read the User Agreement and click the “Agree” button at the bottom of the page to go to the next page.
  4. Enter your Bronco number which is on your Bronco ID card.
  5. Enter your password.
  6. For students the 6 character password will be:
    1. your first and last name initials followed by
    2. your 2 digit birth month and
    3. your 2 digit birth day
      For example, if student John Doe was born on March 12, his password would be: jd0312
  7. Follow the on-line instructions to complete the request. You will need a reliable internet access for downloading.

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