Ohio University

AutoCAD

Computer-aided design software bundle.

Other AutoCad software is available upon request. Contact the IT Service Desk for information about non-academic licensing and pricing.

How to Access

How to Install

Academic use

To download free copies of AutoDesk products for academic use, create an account at AutoDesk Education and choose the products you need. Subscription is good for three years.

Administrative use

To purchase a license for non-academic use, contact the IT Service Desk with the following information:

  • OHIO ID
  • Number of licenses needed
  • Purpose (e.g. facilities planning, architectural design, space planning, etc.)

Features

  • Draft, annotate, and design 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects
  • Automate tasks such as comparing drawings, addings blocks, creating schedules, and more
  • Customize with add-on apps and APIs
  • More features

Platform

  • Windows and Mac OS (some features only available on Windows)

Eligibility

  • Academic use: Free for Faculty, Staff, and Students
  • Administrative use: For administrative offices (space planning, design and construction, etc.), there is a license charge and annual renewal fee. Contact the IT Service Desk for information about non-academic licensing and pricing.