DreamSpark https://www.dreamspark.com is a program that provides no-cost access to Microsoft designer and development tools and training for verified high school and university students around the world, to support and advance their learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science and engineering activities. This program equips tomorrow’s developers with the professional tools to inspire and create today.
The latest releases of the professional-level tools – Expression Studio 3, Robotics Developer Studio 2008 R2 and XNA Game Studio 3.1 are now available in the Dreamspark program for no-cost downloads by all eligible high-school and higher-Ed students.
Higher-Ed student enrollment Verification process for US DreamSpark?
Support for Dreamspark is at https://support.microsoft.com/contactus/emailcontact.aspx?scid=sw;en;1333&WS=DreamSparkCollege .
* If you cannot find your school (i.e. school is not listed), click on the button in the “Couldn't get Verified” section. then click on Support\Contact US where you can provide the name of the missing School so we can get it added to the list of 5000 schools.