Software for Students and Educators

Get educational access to Autodesk products and Civil Survey Solutions software.

We believe in supporting students and educators in learning the skills and tools necessary today to launch your career and build a better tomorrow.

We provide free educational access to our civil engineering and surveying software: Civil Site Design and Stringer Survey Suite. We also help educational institutions, such as universities and TAFEs, to implement our software into their curriculum.

Both Civil Site Design and Stringer Survey Suite work inside Civil 3D and AutoCAD. This means that you will need to download and install at least one of the following: Civil 3D or AutoCAD.

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Eligibility and Usage

Students and faculty from accredited educational institutions (colleges, universities and TAFEs) are welcome to apply

You must have a valid email address that’s associated with your university domain. Example: .edu

Educational licences will be issued for 12 months. Your licence must only be used for non-commercial purposes

Educational licences may not be used for development of any organisation’s products or services

Educational licences may not be shared with any third parties

Apply for Educational Access

Civil Site Design and Stringer Survey Suite


As a student studying Civil Engineering and/or Surveying at an education institution, apply for 12 months of free access to Civil Site Design and Stringer Survey Suite.

If you are an education institution needing information or assistance regarding implementation of Civil Site Design and/or Stringer Survey Suite, please contact us and we’ll assist you.


Autodesk Civil 3D and AutoCAD


Autodesk believes that learning is the key to your academic and career success – that’s why they’re proud to support students, teachers, and academic institutions worldwide with free access to Autodesk software and learning resources. Apply below to obtain Civil 3D and AutoCAD.