MSDN AA includes thousands of dollars worth of software, tools and IT Academy Student Pass Training material, that you can provide all eligible students in the member STEM-D department, for installation on their personal machines and on your lab machines.

In addition to the free ELMS software distribution mechanism (http://www.e-academy.com/MSDNAA_RequestForm_main.cfm), the following benefits are included in your MSDN AA membership:

 

The Cost for MSDN -Developer Academic Alliance, in the US is:

Membership Level New Subscription Renewal Pricing
MSDN AA/Developer AA (Download) - 1 Year $499 $320
MSDN AA/Developer AA (DVD) - 1 Year $799 $399
MSDN AA/Developer AA (Download) - 3 Year $1,025 $799
MSDN AA/Developer AA (DVD) - 3 Year $1,437 $1,079

Additional details at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/academic/bb250623.aspx for MSDN-Developer Academic Alliance.

 

The Cost for MSDN AA/Designer Academic Alliance, in the US is:

Membership Level New Subscription Renewal Pricing
Designer AA (Download) - 1 Year $399 $299
Designer AA (Download) - 3 Year $847 $762

Additional details at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/academic/bb250623.aspx for MSDN-Designer Academic Alliance.