SolidWorks Certification and Software at ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering
SolidWorks is computer-aided design (CAD) or computer-aided engineering (CAE) software used to model solid three-dimensional objects. SolidWorks operates exclusively on Windows and is used widely across the engineering industry.
As a member of the SolidWorks Education Program, ASU Fulton Schools of Engineering students receive:
- Free access to SolidWorks CAD software
- Free vouchers for various SolidWorks certifications (over $1,000 total value)
Get a Free Certification Voucher
To acquire a certification voucher, you will need to contact your instructor and ask them to sponsor you. If your instructor has any questions about the sponsoring process, please refer them this to this page.
Available certification vouchers include:
SolidWorks Associate Academic
- CSWA – Academic ($99 value)
- CSWA – Additive Mfg. ($50 value)
- CSWA – Electrical ($20 value)
- CSWA – Sustainability ($20 value)
- CSWA – Simulation ($50 value)
SolidWorks Professional Academic
- CSWP – Academic ($99 value)
- CSWPA – CAM ($50 value)
- CSWPA – MBD ($50 value)
- CSWPA – Simulation ($50 value)
- CSWPA – Sheet Metal ($20 value)
- CSWPA – Weldments ($20 value)
- CSWPA – Surfacing ($20 value)
- CSWPA – Drawing Tools ($20 value)
Faculty Directions for Acquiring Student Vouchers
Faculty help engineering students gain access to certifications by sponsoring their request for a voucher. Use the following information to help you get started:
- Complete the SolidWorks Academic Certification Provider Application.
- Request a 24-character serial number from the desk side support queue by creating a ServiceNow ticket.
Enter, “SolidWorks Certification Request” in the description field.
- Follow the directions provided by SolidWorks for becoming a sponsor and obtaining a voucher.
- Reach out to your student and provide their voucher.
If you have any questions on this process, contact the technology team by creating a ServiceNow ticket.
Access SolidWorks Software in the Computer Lab
SolidWorks software is installed and available for student use in the following labs:
- BDH 138
- BDH 140
- Byeng 214
- Byeng 214 Gaming
- Byeng 361
- ECB 142
- eSpace ECG/ECF
- GWC 481
Get SolidWorks on your PC
Students may install SolidWorks on their Microsoft® Windows computer using the ASU MyApps portal.
For a complete list of software available for ASU for engineering students at ASU, visit the Engineering Technical Services Software Page.
Visit the FSE Cloud Classroom
Access a virtualized rendition of SolidWorks immediately through your browser using FSE Cloud Classroom.
Why are the software and certifications useful?
Experience with SolidWorks software prepares students for a career in engineering. Students can include SolidWorks certifications in their resume.
Where can I get more information about the SolidWorks Academic Certification?
Visit the SolidWorks Academic Certification website.
See the SolidWorks website for detailed information and demonstrations.
What courses qualify to use SolidWorks?
Students in the following courses at ASU qualify for free vouchers and free software:
|Course ID||Course Title|
|AEE480||Space Systems Design|
|AET560||Numerical Methods in Engineering Technology|
|BME100||Introduction to Biomedical Engineering|
|BME182||Biomedical Engineering Product Design and Development I|
|BME282||Biomedical Engineering Product Design and Development II|
|BME300||Bioengineering Product Design|
|BME382||Biomedical Engineering Product Design and Development III|
|BME417||Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design I|
|BME490||Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design II|
|EEE489||Senior Design Laboratory II|
|EGR101||Foundations of Engineering Design Project I|
|EGR102||Foundations of Engineering Design Project II|
|EGR201||Use-Inspired Design Project I|
|EGR202||Use-Inspired Design Project II|
|EGR240||CADD and Solid Modeling|
|EGR304||Embedded Sys Design Project I|
|EGR305||Robotics Systems Project I|
|EGR314||Electrical Systems Project II|
|EGR315||Robotic Systems Project II|
|EGR343||Mechanics of Solid Materials|
|EGR380||Advanced CADD & Solid Modeling|
|EGR381||Processes & Validate Lab (MFG381)|
|EGR387||Industrial Manufacturing (MFG387)|
|EGR401||Professional Design Project I|
|EGR402||Professional Design Project II|
|EGR445||Mechanical Engineering Systems|
|EGR486||CNC Computer Programming (MFG486)|
|EGR535||Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship|
|EST470||Capstone Design I|
|EST471||Capstone Design II|
|FSE100||Introduction to Engineering|
|FSE104||EPICS Gold Feasibility and Planning|
|MAE||Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|MAE214||Computer-Aided Engineering I|
|MAE585||Solar Thermal Engineering|
|MEE323||Computer-Aided Engineering II|
|MEE488||Mechanical Engineering Design I|
|MEE489||Mechanical Engineering Design II|
|MET214||Applied Mechanics of Materials Laboratory|
|MET345||Advanced Manufacturing Processes|
|MET351||Introduction to Automation|
|MET440||Finite Element Analysis|
|MET443||CNC Computer Programming|
|MET460||Capstone Project I|
|MET461||Capstone Project II|
|MET504||Applications of Production Tooling|
|MFG381||Manufacturing Processes and Validation Lab|
|MSE||Materials Science and Engineering|
|SER594||Human Computer Interaction|
|SES330||Practical Electronics and Instrumentation|
|SES411||Senior Exploration Project II|