Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching FAQ
With the advent of the cloud, developers are increasingly harnessing the power of the cloud to innovate, build, and transform products and applications. We believe that putting our cloud and dev tools in the same place for students will further enable them to seamlessly innovate and learn.
All Imagine Subscriptions will just be migrated to the new Azure Dev Tools for Teaching platform. The same great tools you have been getting in Imagine Subscriptions will now be available in Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
No, students will still be able to download on premise software for their own learning.
Current Imagine Subscription users will have access to the same or more products and services.
Both offers will be retired in lieu of the new Azure Dev Tools for Teaching offer.
If you are not part of a STEM department, don’t worry - you will not lose access to your current subscription. To check if your department is considered part of STEM, please check here.
No, there will not be any additional charges if you receive more software and services with Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.
You will renew your Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription on the same renewal date you previously had with your Imagine subscription. The process for renewal will be very similar to your past experience
Your internal webstore will no longer allow students to successfully download software after the launch of Azure Dev Tools for Teaching. If you would like to retain your internal webstore, you can provide redirects to the new webstore, which we will send you before the launch.
Students will get access to software by simply logging into the Azure Portal with the same credentials they have been using to access their Imagine subscription.
No, students will not need to sign up for an Azure subscription to access their software benefits. However, Microsoft does offer $100 in Azure credit plus access to free Azure services for students. And students can sign up without a credit card.
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