ANSYS Student

ANSYS, Inc. | Website | Version 2021 R2
Available For Use By
  • Students
  • Faculty
  • Staff
Permitted Uses
  • Research
  • Classwork
  • Administrative Use
  • Administrative Use
Available Via
  • Legacy VCL
  • WVD
  • Eos Labs
  • Specific Teaching Lab
  • Student-Owned Computers only
Where It May Be Installed
  • University Owned Computers
  • Virtualized environments
  • Personally Owned Computers

Ansys Student is our Ansys Workbench-based bundle of Ansys Mechanical, Ansys CFD, Ansys Autodyn, Ansys SpaceClaim and Ansys DesignXplorer. Ansys Student is used by hundreds of thousands of students globally. It is a great choice if your professor is already using it for your course or if you are already familiar with the Ansys Workbench platform.  

Documentation + Support Restrictions

ANSYS Student Community

Additional Usage Notes

ANSYS Student 2021 R2 Information

  • ANSYS Student is downloaded directly from ANSYS and comes with a standalone license, meaning it does not need to access a campus license server. This means that you do not need to be connected to the internet to run ANSYS Student.
  • The license that lasts 1 year, and though you can not extend the license, you can return to the ANSYS Student site each year to download the newest version with a new 1-year license.
  • The ANSYS Student software has certain simulation size limits. See the "Problem Size Limits" section at the ANSYS Student website for specific details. If you need to run larger problem sizes, you can use the main ANSYS software.