ehelpAvailable Software

The software titles listed below are currently available for installation on personal individual computer systems (primarily Windows PCs). Licensing and installation requirements differ for each software title.

Please select the software title you are interested in for more details. You may also contact the Help Desk at for more information.

Free download for LTU students and faculty

The Abaqus student edition is available to Lawrence Tech students and faculty free of charge.

For program details please see visit this page:


Free Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App for work at home

To download the Adobe Creative Cloud Desktop App please click here.

For installation instructions please click here.


Ansys now offers a free student version.

Ansys now offers a 6 month license to the student version of their product. After 6 months, students can register again for another 6 month period.

Due to conflicts Ansys cannot be installed if you already have the network version installed

To register and download the software click here .


Free and discounted downloads for LTU students and faculty

Autodesk software is available to Lawrence Tech students and faculty through the Autodesk Education Community. Full software versions such as Autodesk Inventor, Autodesk Revit, Autodesk 3ds Max, Autodesk Maya, and AutoCAD can be downloaded following free registration and account activation.

To download Autodesk software:

1. Go to the Autodesk Education Community website.
2. Click "Get Products" then click "Get Started"
3. Complete your registration using your LTU email address.
4. You will receive an email with a link to activate your account.

After your account is activated, you may download the Autodesk software.


  • You must be an actively enrolled student to participate in the Education Community. Membership privileges expire if a student is not currently registered for classes. Privileges also expire following graduation from Lawrence Tech.
  • Autodesk software can only be installed on a single computer per user.


Students can download Labview at no cost! Please follow the directions below : content/docs/DOC-30610

The license is good for 6 months and can be renewed.


Available to LTU Students, Faculty and Staff from the Help Desk

Only one installation of MapleSoft per user is allowed. Users may use the software during the license period which is typically one year from July 1 – June 30. Should the Lawrence Tech license agreement expire, users are required to remove all MapleSoft software from their computer. Students must remove all MapleSoft software from their computer when they leave Lawrence Tech.

Users may come to the Help Desk for assistance in installing this software on their personal laptops or contact us at


Microsoft Office is currently not available to purchase. However, Microsoft allows access to Office online for FREE to anyone using a PERSONAL email address. 

Go to

Sign in with your personal (NOT email account

You can then use Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, and some other online apps. 


Free and discounted downloads for LTU students only

Available for active LTU Students. Please follow the directions below:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Sign in the upper right corner, then click on Register.
  3. Enter your LTU webmail address. Click Continue.
  4. Fill out the account registration page. Click Register.
  5. Access your LTU email, open the email titled, “Email address confirmation.” Click on the link in the email to verify your address.
  6. You may now download Windows 10 from this site.


Available to LTU Students, Faculty and Staff from the Help Desk

Minitab accounts are created by request, please contact the Help Desk at to request an account. After an account has been created you can download Minitab.


Available to LTU students, faculty and staff from the Help Desk

These licenses are for personal computers only, it may not be used for labs or team competition. 

Students and Faculty need to create an account in My SOLIDWORKS

Students and Faculty can go to and to watch training videos for SOLIDWORKS

1. Uninstall any/all previous versions of SOLIDWORKS
2. Go to
3. Use SEK-ID = XSEK12 and enter all relevant information into the form
4. Choose ‘2023’ for the most recent version of SOLIDWORKS
5. You will then be asked to enter the school’s unique SEK Serial Number:
Please email the Help Desk at  to obtain the Serial Number.
6. Follow all remaining instructions and accept all defaults
7. Your VAR Name is GoEngineer

If, for any reason, a problem occurs with this software installation, please send an email with screen shots of the error to or use this link Student Support

The 2023 version will expire July 30, 2025


Available for personal or LTU laptops for all registered Students, Faculty and Staff.

To download MATLAB please click here.


Mendix is now free. Mendix is the fastest and easiest application platform used by businesses to create and continuously improve mobile and web apps at scale.

To download the Mendix please click here .

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Tableau is now free. Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.

To download the Tableau please click here .

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SQL Server Developer Edition is Now Free

Microsoft has made all versions of SQL Server Developer Edition available for free.

To download the SQL Server Developer Edition please click here .