What is DreamSpark and am I eligible to use it?

Please Note: To adhere to Microsoft DreamSpark licensing, changes concerning the DreamSpark accounts have occurred.

Microsoft DreamSpark is a perk that is available to current employees and students each semester who are enrolled in qualifying programs.

Effective September 7, 2016, the DreamSpark program will become Microsoft Imagine. This includes a new program name, logo, and visual identity for your ELMS WebStore.

Currently, DreamSpark accounts for eligible Faculty will be loaded within 5 business days before the start of the semester. An initial student load will occur on the first day of the semester, followed by an update at 14th day. Accounts will expire at the end of each semester.


Faculty and students currently enrolled in or teaching an IST or EET course will have DreamSpark Premium access.

Please see the Microsoft DreamSpark End User License Agreement - Premium: https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DSP-EULA.aspx


All other students/employees currently enrolled in qualifying courses other than IST and EET will have DreamSpark Standard access. (Qualifying classes: ACC, BUS, MTH, CAD, CIV, MET, QCT, PHY, CAM, CHM, BIO, AIM, SKT, AUT, CAT, DSL, OAD).

Please see the Microsoft DreamSpark End User License Agreement: https://www.dreamspark.com/Institution/DS-EULA.aspx


To access the Owens DreamSpark store visit owenscollege.onthehub.com.

Chart of DreamSpark software Standard vs. Premium

Additional Eligibility and Restriction Information:



Article ID: 71
Last updated: 29 Aug, 2016
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