Solidworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program for engineering design, documentation, simulation, and sustainable design.

License Coverage

This license allows all active faculty, staff and enrolled students to install this product on personally owned equipment.

Software Download and Installation Instructions

Solidworks runs on Windows platforms. To download this software:

Request access to Solidworks

  • Enter your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address.
  • Select "Yes" when prompted "I already have a serial number that starts with 9020".
  • For "Academic Version" select 2021-2022.
  • Select if you are a Student or a Faculty.
  • Once you start the Installer it will then ask you to enter the "Solidworks Serial Number".

Technical Support

For a tutorial walkthrough on how to install Solidworks, please review this Installing Solidworks document (pdf).

For technical support regarding installation, enter a UMass Lowell service desk ticket.