Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching

Formerly known as Microsoft Imagine, Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching provides professional developer tools including Project, Visio, Windows operating systems, and Visual Studio Enterprise to students, faculty, and staff at no cost.

Getting Started:

You will need a valid University of Michigan ( account to authenticate to the system.
Visit the following Microsoft Azure Dev Tools link to set up your account:

Click the "Sign In" button on the bottom of the page.

You will be redirected to the Microsoft dev tools for teaching validation site where you will begin the sign on proceedure. If you already have a personal microsoft account on the computer you are using it may be listed at this point, you'll want to sign out of the personal account or click the option to sign in using a different account. Provide your full (NOT email address including both the username and the part. Click the "Next" button.

You may be redirected to the umich single sign on or microsoft password authentication page. This will validate your account against the university of michgian directory service. If you arrive at the umich weblogin page enter your username and password. You can omit the last part of the email address ( if you are on the umich weblogin page. Otherwise enter your umich password on the microsoft page.

If you experience any issues authenticating your umich weblogin at this point you can try resetting your password here:

The university uses Duo two factor authentication to validate your sign in. If you have Duo configured properly you should be prompted to validate your sign on at this point.

If this is the first time you are logging in you may be prompted to share information with the service provider as well as accept an end user agreement. Confirm the agreements to continue.

Once you are in the Azure system you should see the organization group listed as "UMICH.EDU" in the upper right hand corner under your user id.

You can download software by selecting "Software" from the navagation menu and selecting the desired product from the listing. Be sure to generate a license key (if needed) and save it in a secure location, you will need it if you ever have to reinstall the software.

Click the "Download" button on the bottom of the desired product window to obtain the software. Downloads may be directly executable or may need to be mounted as an ISO image to run them.

A note about Microsoft Office Products:
Some Microsoft titles (including Project, Visio, Access, and Visual Studio) are included in this program; core Microsoft Office programs (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) are NOT included . These may be purchased through ITS.

Additional Information:
Azure Dev Tools for Teaching FAQ