Microsoft Imagine Software

SILS has signed up with Microsoft Imagine Premium to provide select Microsoft software to SILS students at no cost. To be eligible, you must be a SILS degree student or currently enrolled in at least one class at SILS. SILS degree students are automatically enrolled and receive a welcome email at the beginning of the academic year. Non-degree students currently enrolled in a SILS course must contact the SILS Help Desk for Imagine Premium access. Microsoft Imagine Premium is only licensed to students in the School of Information and Library Science.


How to Acquire Software through Microsoft Imagine Premium


Microsoft Products Available through SILS

The SILS Microsoft Imagine Premium site offers SILS students the software listed below. Please note that Microsoft Office Standard is not included, but is available through the UNC ITRC.

  • Access 2016 & 2013
  • Visio Professional 2016 & 2013
  • OneNote 2013
  • Project Professional 2016 & 2013
  • Visual Studio 2016 & 2013
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • And more

Usage Guidelines

Please review the usage guidelines for current institutional usage guidelines.  You may use the software for non-commercial purposes including instructional use, research and/or design, development and testing of projects for class assignment and tests or personal projects. You may not use the program software for any for-profit software development.

When you are no longer a registered student in a department that is a member of the Microsoft Imagine Premium, you may no longer receive updates for your personal use computer. However, you may continue to use previously installed software on your computer, provided you continue to follow program guidelines.

You may not give copies of loaned software to anyone else for their use. Other qualifying students must obtain software via the method(s)set up by the Microsoft Imagine Site Administrator.

If you violate the terms of the License Agreement and EULA, the Microsoft Imagine Program Administrator will demand confirmation of removal of the program software on your personal use computer.