As part of the SolidWorks Student license, schools and universities with a class size of 60 students or more can qualify students for the Premium license (also called the Student Engineering Kit). It comes with a SOLIDWORKS serial number that students can use to install SOLIDWORKS directly on their PC and is usually free.
Note: For Academic Use Only: All files created or modified with a student license are permanently watermarked, not for commercial use.
SOLIDWORKS Student Access License
With SOLIDWORKS skills, you will have a clear advantage in the engineering or industrial design job markets. The SOLIDWORKS Student Access License takes you out of the classroom to extend your learning experience. The Student Access License is designed for students and educators that currently use the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition at their school. Certain restrictions apply. Only schools can request eligibility. Student Access is subject to qualification. Please contact your reseller directly for qualifying information. Click on the links below to access the information you will need for successful installation of your SOLIDWORKS Student Access License:
Student Access is Included for Schools That Meet the Required Conditions
With the SOLIDWORKS Student Access program, you can have your own license to use the program on your own devices whenever and wherever your imagination needs it. If your institution uses SOLIDWORKS, you’re probably eligible for a free license!
Basically Solidworks is not free for Students. However, you can ask your institution if you are eligible to receive the free one.
How do I access the Solidworks student license?
If your school has SOLIDWORKS, you can install a free student license for your PC. These are provided free of charge to schools with 60 or more users. Downloads are available through your instructor. Contact your institution.