Installing Solidworks:

  1. Ensure you are plugged into an Ethernet jack on campus before starting installation.
  2. Windows may attempt to block the installation, so click “More info” and then “Run Anyway”

  3. Click next to begin the installation process
  4. Click next to uninstall previous versions of SolidWorks
  5. Click next to begin the installation
  6. Click Run to launch the installer
  7. Wait for the installation process to complete
  8. Save any work, and then click Restart Now to finish installing Solidworks

Licensing Solidworks For Off Campus Use

  1. Launch the SolidNetWork License Manager
  2. Select the License Borrowing tab
  3. Select all available licenses. Solidworks Licenses can be borrowed for a maximum of 180 days.           
  4. An error about missing pre-requisite licenses may come up. It can be ignored.
  5. Solidworks is now licensed for off campus use.