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VMware Academic Program - VMAP (Informational Offer)

VMware Academic Program - VMAP (Informational Offer)

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Eligibility: UIC Faculty, UIC Staff, UIC Students, UIS Faculty, UIS Staff, UIS Students and WebStore Administrators.
VMware Academic Program - VMAP (Informational Offer)
Please note this is not something you order from us. Please refer to the VMAP site link provided below to obtain the software. This WebStore title is simply providing awareness of the VMWare program. Your department must enroll in the program in order for you to obtain the software. Please contact your department's IT support to enroll or access the software. Please note that VMware charges a fee to participate in this program.
Total Price:Free
Informational Offer
Payment Type: Credit Card


The VMware Academic Program (VMAP) is a comprehensive program designed specifically for the academic community. The program enables qualifying academic institutions worldwide to gain easy access to cutting-edge virtualization technology and resources for an annual enrollment fee.

VMAP accelerates instruction and research in the rapidly expanding area of virtualized infrastructure by providing faculty and students with access to the virtualization technologies most widely used in commercial production environments.

  • Faculty can use VMware software under specific program usage guidelines, free of charge once enrolled, in a wide variety of areas of academic research and classroom instruction. Students can use this software as part of their coursework or research projects.

In addition to licenses for instruction and research, VMware also provides academic institutions and affiliated organizations special discounts on VMware software and support when deployed as a part of their IT infrastructure.

Qualified members of the academic community can utilize the VMware Academic Program in the following areas:

  • Instruction – Faculty within member institutions gain access to VMware software licenses for the purpose of classroom instruction. Faculty can obtain and install program software on computers within shared lab environments for use by students as part of the courses offered. Students taking qualified courses can also install program software on their personal computers.  
  • Research – Faculty within member institutions gain access to VMware software licenses as a part of their research projects. Program software can be installed in research labs as well on the personal computers of faculty and students involved in research projects.

Use of VMware software for instruction and research is governed by specific program guidelines and the conditions described within the VMware Academic Program EULA (End-User License Agreement). The use of software for infrastructure purposes is governed by the VMware Commercial EULA.

    VMware Workstation
    VMware Fusion
    VMware eLearning and VMware Sales Professional training materials
    VMware vCloud  Suite Standard

    VMware vSphere Enterprise
    VMware vCenter Server Standard
    VMware vCloud Director

The departments at member institutions enrolled in VMAP will gain access to a powerful suite of VMware products, upgrades and a host of technical resources. The products are ideal for instructional and research use within academic institutions. Included products are:

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