VMware IT Academy enables instructors at academic institutions to deliver authorized VMware courses in a variety of settings.

An annual subscription fee at an approved institution enables qualifying faculty and students worldwide to gain easy access to cutting-edge virtualization technology, courses and resources.

The program provides software for personal use, whether as part of STEAM classes, in research projects, or for gaining hands-on experience with VMware products. Participating departments are responsible for covering the program's operational cost through an annual subscription fee to their students.

If you have questions or need additional support, please contact us at itacademy@vmware.com.

If you need help on how to apply to the program, please follow these steps: D2L # 1 How to Apply to the Program - YouTube


  • Departmental Subscription: $330 USD for 205 users
  • Departmental Subscription: $505 USD for 405 users
  • Departmental Subscription: 406+ users at dynamic price

General Eligibility

Included Courses and Software