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CS Dreamspark Premium

What is CS Dreamspark Premium?

DreamSpark is a Microsoft program which provides students with Microsoft software design and development tools at no charge.

Who is eligible?

The Department of Computer Science provides DreamSpark Premium access to our faculty, staff and students who are currently enrolled in a CPSC/SENG 300 or higher level course for the current term, or students who are part of the Computer Science program. You will need to use your valid U of C email address to register.  

NOTE: If you do not qualify you may access the University of Calgary non-premium DreamSpark site at:

How Create an account

  • Click on the "Sign In" link at the top right hand area of the web page
  • Click on the "Register" button
  • In the "Username" field, enter your ucalgary email address- e.g. - and click on "Continue" (if you are a valid U of C student, you will automatically be sent an email to this email address saying that an account has been created for you and how to complete your registration).