Creating An Autodesk Instructor Account

This document will detail how instructors can sign up for Autodesk Education Access in order to use Autodesk products while teaching at FVTC. (PLEASE NOTE PICTURES FOR THIS DOCUMENT ARE BEING WORKED ON AND WILL BE ADDED TO THIS DOCUMENT IN THE NEAR FUTURE)

Part 1: Creating an Autodesk Account

  1. Open a web browser of your choice (Google Chrome, Safari, Edge) (Firefox has issues)
  2. Navigate to https://accounts.autodesk.com/register
  3. Fill in your legal first name, and last name
  4. Fill in your FVTC email (example: jane.doe1234@fvtc.edu)
  5. Choose a password (THIS PASSWORD CAN BE DIFFERENT THAN YOUR FVTC STUDENT PASSWORD)
  6. Check the box to consent with Autodesk terms of service
  7. Select Create Account
  8. Open your FVTC email, and find the Autodesk email to verify your account
  9. Press the "Verify" button inside your Autodesk email.
  10. You have now successfully created an Autodesk Account.

Part 2: Getting Educational Access to Autodesk Software

  1. Open a web browser of your choice
  2. Navigate to https://www.autodesk.com/education/edu-software/overview?sorting=featured&filters=individual
  3. Select the "Get Educational Access" button on the top banner
  4. Select "Educator" under the education role (It may ask you to login first)
  5. Fill out your first name, last name, and select "Educator" in the top section.
  6. Enter The Following Address: 1825 N Bluemound Dr
  7. Enter The Following City: Appleton
  8. Enter the Following State: Wisconsin
  9. Enter The Following Institution Type: University/Post-Secondary
  10. Enter the Following Name of Educational Institution: Fox Valley Technical College
  11. Enter the Following School Website: https://www.fvtc.edu
  12. On the right side of the page, click the "Confirm" button.

Part 3: Gaining Access to Autodesk Products you Need

  1. Open a web browser of your choice
  2. Navigate to https://www.autodesk.com/education/edu-software/overview?sorting=featured&filters=individual
  3. Find the bit of software you want to gain access to (example: Autocad)
  4. Click the "Get Started" button under your Autodesk Software of Choice
  5. Select "Install" or "Download" (IMPORTANT: YOU MUST CLICK DOWNLOAD OR INSTALL. THIS CREATES THE LICENSE THAT LETS YOU RUN THE SOFTWARE)
  6. Your browser will start the download of a web install of the software you chose, you may install this on your computer if you would like. This is NOT NECESSARY if the requested Autodesk software is already installed on your computer.
  7. Repeat Steps 1-6 to gain access to any Autodesk software you would like
  • Note: You must click download or install on any autodesk software you want to be licensed for. This create the license that allows you to use the product. You DO NOT have to actually install it on your home computer or laptop. 

Part 4: How to Sign in to Autodesk Software Running on Windows

  1. Launch the Autodesk software of your choice (example: Inventor, Autocad, or Revit)
  2. In the top bar of the Autodesk Software, click the arrow down.
  3. Select "Sign in"
  4. Type in your FVTC email you used to create your account in Part 1 of this document
  5. Type in your password for your Autodesk account 
  6. You should now be signed in & the software will be licensed and accessible for use


Keywordsautocad, revit, autodesk education, inventor, student software access, inventor, autocad electrical,   Doc ID130478
OwnerMatthew H.GroupFVTC
Created2023-08-21 12:47:25Updated2023-10-06 07:36:18
SitesFox Valley Technical College
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