Visual Studio

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Visual Studio is a standalone source code editor that can run on multiple platforms. This Integrated Development Environment (IDE) provides an array of tools and features to elevate and enhance software development. 



  • Installed via link sent by the IT Service Desk.



Who can access

  • Faculty and staff on university-owned computers only.

How to request access

Contact the IT Service Desk with the following information:

  • Software Title

  • Quantity

  • Operating System

  • OHIO ID of each user who needs a license

  • Departmental account number for billing

Once we have processed your order, the Technology Help Center will email you a download link. 


  • Develop cross-platform mobile and desktop apps

  • Build, debug and test in .NET and C++ apps in Linux environments

  • Scale to work on projects of any size with a 64-bit IDE


  • Windows

  • Mac OS

Additional resources

Service support

Get help

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


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