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SolidWorks 2017

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Available To:

  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students

Vendor: Dassault system

Product: SolidWorks

Version: 2017

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Partial

Download: SolidWorks 2017 Size:


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SOLIDWORKS Education Edition Software is a suite of powerful 3D design, simulation, and design validation software tools for educators teaching at all academic levels. SOLIDWORKS Education Edition packages SOLIDWORKS Premium software with a full curriculum and interactive courseware to help educators provide the best instruction for their students.

System Requirements: Manufacturer Minimum

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: 7
  • Processor: Intel or AMD. 64-bit OS required
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 5 GB or more

How to Get:

Licensed Usage Agreement

  • Our license grants the software's use by UTA faculty and students for academic use only
  • Commercial or non-commercial research is not permitted.
  • Consulting work and benchmarking are activities which are not supported through our license.

Obtaining the Software

Please submit a software request to the OIT Service Now, along with the following information so that we may promptly assist with the software's installation.

  1. First and Last name
  2. UTA Student ID#, phone number, and UTA e-mail address
  3. The target system's Operating System architecture 
  4. The current academic course required the use of this software

We will reply to you as soon as possible with the SDK-ID or SEK-ID, and the installation information.


Note: Student Engineering Kit (SEK) is available to students in the engineering classes upon request. However, all SEK-ID requests will require a professor approval.

  • For more information about features included in the SEK version of SolidWorks, please CLICK HERE.


Navigate to the Student Access Form, and complete the registration form after receiving either a SDK-ID or SEK-ID.

    1. Choose that you are a student.
    2. Enter the school name as University of Texas at Arlington.
    3. Select the version as 2017-2018.
    4. Use your email only.
  • On the next page, you submit the details, download the Installation Manager and run the setup.exe file.
  • Meanwhile, you will receive a confirmation email from SolidWorks to your mailbox with the ‘Download and Installation information’ and an Activation Serial Number.
  • Enter the SolidWorks Serial # from the email in the Installation Manager to complete the installation.


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