Microsoft Azure for Students

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Microsoft-sponsored package for students interested in learning how to code.


Who can access

  • Current students

How to request access

  1. Visit

  2. Choose Activate now

  3. Sign up for an account using your OHIO email address


Azure for Students includes the following software development and game design tools:

  • Visual Studio

  • Windows Server

  • SQL Server

  • Expression Studio

  • XNA Game Studio

  • XNA Creators Club Online


  • Windows

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

  • Visit the Technology Help Center ( to get live support, view outages, and browse trainings.


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