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The JCCC portal to MS Azure Dev Tools for Teaching provides students access to free software and other resources from Microsoft.


Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching, formerly known as Microsoft Imagine, is a Microsoft program that provides students with software design and development tools at no charge. Whether your goal is to build a game, design an app or launch a project, Azure Dev Tools can help you develop your ideas and boldly bring them to life.

The program has two primary goals:

  1. Provide access to Microsoft software and platforms. Subscriptions give you access to virtually every Microsoft product and technology, helping ensure you have the right technology choices for all current and future educational opportunities.
  2. Deliver outstanding value. These subscriptions for academic institutions provide a cost-effective way for schools to put Microsoft developer tools, platforms and servers in labs and classrooms and on their students’ and faculty’s computers for learning and research purposes. It reduces lab and teaching costs.

How do I access Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching?

Follow these instructions to access the JCCC portal to Microsoft  Azure Dev Tools for Teaching.

Who can use Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching?

Students enrolled during the current semester are eligible through the following JCCC STEM courses:

ANI CPCA HORT
ASTR        CS IT
BIOL DHYG MATH
BIOT ELEC NDT
CDTP ELTE NUR
CET ENGR PHYS
CFOR GAME        PSCI
CHEM GEOS PN
CIM HC SAG
CIS HCIS WEB

What is available from Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching?

  • Services, such as Azure for Students
  • Tools, such as Visual Studio
  • Training, such as Microsoft Virtual Academy
  • Operating Systems, such as Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2

If you have account questions or are unable to login, please contact the JCCC Technical Support Center. To submit a request for technical assistance, call 913-469-8500, ext. 4357 (HELP) or toll-free 866-896-5893. Or you can email the Technical Support Center or submit an online request.