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Microsoft Imagine is being replaced by Microsoft Azure for Students Starter. You get the same free Imagine software, plus access to free learning materials, and select free services on Azure. Simply sign up for the offer here and verify as a student.

If you already have Imagine, your signup process for Microsoft Azure for Students Starter will be quick and easy. You can sign up here. No credit card is required.

School email address – enter your school email address, if your school is signed up for Imagine and has registered their domain, this will verify your student status.

If you’re a student at a university, community college, vocational or trade school, or a high school, you are eligible to participate in Microsoft Azure for Students Starter. All students at accredited schools around the world are eligible.

Not at all! Microsoft Azure for Students Starter is available to all accredited schools across the globe. The whole point of the Internet is to bring everyone around the world together, right? So it doesn’t matter what size your school is or where it is. We only ask that it’s an accredited school and that your student status be verified.

Microsoft Azure for Students Starter is available to millions of students around the world. If you are currently enrolled in courses at an accredited institution, you are eligible to download software for free with Microsoft Azure for Students Starter at no charge.

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Software is available in a set of languages determined by each product.

You must affirm that you are age 13 or older if you reside in the United States and age 16 or older if you reside in a country other than the United States. You must also have a Microsoft Account. If you don’t have one, you can sign up here. Please note, some benefits of Microsoft Azure for Students Starter are only available to members who are at least 18 years old or have reached the age of majority in their country, such as selling applications you make on the Windows Store. Other benefits, such as downloading and installing software do not have the same age restrictions and are available to all Microsoft Azure for Students Starter members.