Microsoft Visual Studio Community is a free IDE used for writing computer programs, websites, web apps and web services.

Microsoft allows an unlimited number of users within MSVU to use Visual Studio Community for the following scenarios: in a classroom learning environment, for academic research, or for contributing to open source projects.

On Campus Computer Labs:
Microsoft Visual Studio Community is installed in various computer labs on campus.
Secure access to a lab computer can be achieved remotely using the MSVU Remote Computer Access Portal from your device using your MSVU login credentials.

Faculty and Staff MSVU Computers:
Microsoft Visual Studio Community can be installed on MSVU computers, please contact the IT&S Help Desk to request a ticket for installation identifying application to be installed and asset number of computer.

Faculty, Staff and Student Personal Computers:
Faculty and students may download the software from Microsoft.

Visual Studio System Requirements for Windows and Mac.

Microsoft offers this licensing free to eligible users.