What is Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching?

Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (previously known as Microsoft Imagine Standard and Premium) is a subscription-based offering for technology schools and departments and for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) programs. It provides professional developer and designer tools, software, and services from Microsoft to your faculty and students. It includes our latest technologies and cloud services to inspire and excite students. And, it provides educators a diverse set of resources to ensure their classrooms challenge, engage, and motivate students in new ways.

What happened to Microsoft Imagine Premium?

The additional features of Imagine Premium were incorporated into Azure Dev Tools for Teaching for a more complete solution.

What products are included in the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscription?

The following product families are included in the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching subscriptions:

  • Advanced Threat Analytics
  • Agents for Visual Studio
  • Azure DevOps Server
  • BizTalk Server
  • Host Integration Server
  • Hyper-V Server
  • Machine Learning Server
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft Visio
  • R Server
  • Remote Tools for Visual Studio
  • SharePoint Server
  • Skype for Business Server
  • SQL Server Developer
  • SQL Server Enterprise
  • SQL Server Mobile Report Publisher
  • SQL Server Standard
  • SQL Server Web
  • System Center
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Visual Studio Community
  • Visual Studio Enterprise
  • Visual Studo for Mac
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server

Do students need an Office 365 account or Active Directory to access the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching software?

No. Students don’t need an Office 365 account, but if they have access to your Active Directory account, they use the same credentials to sign in to the software. If students don’t use Active Directory, they must create a Microsoft Account (if they don’t already have one) using the same email address that you provide them.

My log in credentials are not recognized when I log into Microsoft Dev Tools for Teaching.

Confirm you’re trying to log into Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching with your school credentials. (It may help to open a private browsing window session) If you’re still having issues logging in, please contact your subscription admin.

If our students download software through the Azure Dev Tools for Teaching program, do they get unlimited use of the software?

Yes. Students receive unlimited software usage to further their learning and research efforts.

Does Azure Dev Tools for Teaching include Microsoft Office?

No. Azure Dev Tools for Teaching doesn’t include Microsoft Office. It provides tools to departments, faculty, and students to expand their study of software development and testing. These tools include such technologies as Platform SDK, SQL Server, Visual Studio .NET, and Windows Server.