DreamSpark Process Walkthrough for Students

From getting login id to getting software

During the first week of the semester you will automatically be registered into the DreamSpark online software program.

The first week of the semester you should receive an email containing your username and password:

  • If you have your my.sinclair.edu email account forwarded to another email address, you may not receive this email. Please turn off the forwarding rule.

When you get your email follow the email instructions.

If you don’t receive the email you will need to go through the Register Process.


Register Process

To Register go to http://www.sinclair.edu/DreamSpark 

Your username is: ___________________________

(Sinclair email address- username@my.sinclair.edu)

An email will be sent to your email account with instructions on registering.

To get software Logon to the system:

Click on the DreamSpark Premium TAB

  • Select the Category of the product you are looking for.
  • Next choose the product you want by clicking on it.
  • The next screen shows the product you chose and the Deliverable methods for you to choose from. The deliverable methods are Mail Order/Shipping, or Download. Choose the method the best suits your needs by clicking in the radio button associated with that Deliverable method you
  • Click on ADD TO CART

If Using the Download Method

  • Next Read the MSDN Academic Alliance –Student Use Guidelines and at the bottom click on I AGREE.
  • On the VIEW SHOPPING CART screen click on CHECK OUT
  • On the CUSTOMER INFORMATION screen check to make sure the information is correct and then leave checked or uncheck the WISH TO SUBSCRIBE box and click NEXT.
  • Click on Download on the order details page under Item.
  • Print out the software page for your records. This page contains your serial number.
  • Once you print out the page, select download. In some cases your file will download as an ISO file. If this occurs, you must burn the ISO file to a cd using the create image file from most burning software.

If Using MAIL ORDER / SHIPPING METHOD

  • Next Read the MSDN Academic Alliance –Student Use Guidelines and at the bottom click on I AGREE
  • Read the IMPORTANT message and then click on CONTINUE
  • On the VIEW SHOPPING CART screen click on CHECK OUT
  • Fill in mail order / shipping information and Click NEXT
  • Choose shipping options and click NEXT
  • On the CUSTOMER INFORMATION screen check to make sure the information is correct and then leave checked or uncheck the WISH TO SUBSCRIBE box and click NEXT.
  • On the ORDER CONFIRMATION screen, choose YES to proceed NO to go back to VIEW SHOPPING CART
  • Follow rest of Instructions and when you are finished. They will mail the CD to you.
  • Repeat steps 6 on for rest of software you want.

At the beginning of a semester students will need to register prior to logging into DreamSpark.

Access to the software is only available for the current semester you are taking EET, CIS or CAT courses. 

Contact HelpDesk at 512-4357 (HELP) for assistance.