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SolidWorks License Agreement

I certify that I am a member of the Rensselaer community and request use of a SolidWorks license for my computer. Access to SolidWorks is provided upon condition of my acknowledgement and agreement to the terms and conditions of use as cited below:
  1. Grant of License Use:
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as licensee grants access and academic use to the User of a SolidWorks license. The license will be limited to academic or research activity. Any form of commercial activity is prohibited.

    User is not obtaining title to the Software or any copyrights. User is prohibited from selling, sublicensing, renting, leasing, conveying, modifying, translating, decompiling, or reverse engineering the software for any purpose.

    User may not give or distribute the Software to any other party or post to public boards. Such action is considered a violation of the license grant and Rensselaer Computer Use policy ( with subsequent resulting penalties.

  2. Use of License:
    User acknowledges that use of software is limited to the Rensselaer Campus, Troy, N.Y. Off-campus use is strictly limited to directly related Rensselaer projects. User agrees that upon leaving the Rensselaer community the software must be deleted from the User's computer.

  3. Number of Licensed Copies:
    User is granted a single copy of the license for a single computer. User must execute an Agreement for each additional license. Rensselaer Schools and Departments may use multiple copies under this Agreement.

Thank you for your patience. You will be granted access to the installation software and email will be sent to you with instructions on how to install the software.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact the Help Desk in the Voorhees Computing Center (276-7777,

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