The UNCG Department of Computer Science is affiliated with the Microsoft DreamSpark Premium program. Through this program, Computer Science students can obtain Microsoft developer tools, platforms, and servers for use in coursework, independent learning, or research. A partial list of available software includes:

  • Visual Studio 2012 Professional
  • SQL Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Professional
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Virtual PC
  • Visio Professional
  • Project Professional
  • Access

Many other software packages are also available. Software can be obtained online at the UNCG Computer Science DreamSpark Premium Download Site or through the student coordinator listed below.

Note that the UNCG - Mathematics & Statistics, and ISOM DreamSpark Premium websites are maintained separately. All are linked here for convenience.

More information can be obtained from the web sites linked above, or from the department's Microsoft DreamSpark student coordinator:

For Spring 2015
Student Coordinator:    Junjun Ruan
Email: j_ruan @
Office: Petty 158
Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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