Petit Manan Lighthouse, off the Maine coast


UMaine CS MSDNAA access

The department carries a subscription to the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance (MSDNAA). This subscription permits faculty and CS students (defined here as anyone taking a CS class) to download without charge certain Microsoft operating systems and developer tools. The software distribution Web site is called ELMS and may be accessed at

Students need to register each semester in order to activate their account. The Student Identifier to use when registering is composed of the first letters of the first name and last name, followed by the student ID. For example, student John Doe with student ID 1234567 is mapped to Student Identifier jd1234567.

For help on this matter, please contact Mike Weigang.