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SolidWorks 2015

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Available To:

  • Currently Enrolled UT Arlington Students

Vendor: Dassault system

Product: SolidWorks

Version: 2015

Standard Software Supported By: Labs

OIT Support Levels: Partial

Download: SolidWorks 2015 Size:


Matlab r2015b

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: Core I3
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 5 GB or more

System Requirements: OIT Required

  • Base OS: Windows
  • OS Version: 7
  • Processor: Core I3 or higher
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard Disk Total Size: 5 GB

Known Issues:

  • Before installing SolidWorks 2015, there is a Microsoft update KB3072630 that will need to be disabled prior to installation.
  • After installing SolidWorks 2015, the Microsoft update KB3072630 will need to be reinstalled

How to Get:

Licensed Usage Agreement

Terms that govern the software's use.

  • The network licensed software may be installed and used only on UTA owned assets.
  • 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 Help Desk. Please provide the following information so that we may promptly assist with the software's installation.

  • The system or systems administrator's name and contact information consisting of phone number and e-mail address.
  • The target system's Operating System architecture must be 64-bit
  • Computer Name of target system or systems to receive the software installation
  • System's UTA Asset tag number


Go to

  • In the student Access Form, enter the provided SDK-ID.
  • Fill out the remaining details appropriately.
    1. Choose that you are a student.
    2. Enter the school name as University of Texas at Arlington.
    3. Select the version as 2015-2016.
    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 mail in the Installation Manager to complete the installation.

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