OrCAD Academic Program

Prepare for the career you’ve always wanted

with the same tools industry leaders rely on every day.

FOR STUDENTS

Learn Like a Pro

Get FREE access to the same tools the professionals use for the duration of your studies. Whether you are looking to have access to complete assignments / classwork or looking to expand your own knowledge while in school OrCAD has you covered. Request access today and see how OrCAD can help you design the future.



Request OrCAD and recieve:




*OS Requirements: Windows 7 or Windows 10 required. Virtualized machines may need extra hardware to run (available at additional cost).

*License term is 1 year. Can be renewed as long as student is actively enrolled in an engineering program 

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FOR PROFESSORS

Let OrCAD Help You Inspire The Next Generation of Engineers

Electronics and engineers are at the forefront of technology. Keeping up with the pace of change and innovation while laying a solid foundation for your students can often seem like a daunting challenge. Let us help you provide your students they tools they need to be successful in their studies and their careers so you can focus on inspiring the next generation of innovators.



Select OrCAD for your next course and recieve:

  • Access full versions OrCAD. No limitations including design and simulation with PSpice
  • Give your students a leg up by teaching with the tools they will use once they graduate
  • Access to online tutorials to help you become an expert
  • Take advantage of our learning materials including The Hitchhikers Guide to PCB Design and pre-built lab sessions to accelerate your course creation and allow you to focus on what’s most important, molding new innovative engineers



*OS Requirements: Windows 7 or Windows 10 required. Virtualized machines may need extra hardware to run (available at additional cost).

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FOR SPONSORSHIPS

Proud to Support & Encourage Engineering and Science

From FIRST programs to Hyperloop competitions OrCAD is here to help you get the most out of your project. Engineering is a passion and we want to support yours. Please let us know how we can work with you.




Partner with us to recieve:


  • FREE access to easy-to-use CAD tools for your projects and engineering competitions
  • Use the same software that was used to create popular learning platforms like Raspberry Pi.
  • Promote your teams accomplishments and goals to the global OrCAD community


*OS Requirements: Windows 7 or Windows 10 required. Virtualized machines may need extra hardware to run (available at additional cost).

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Join the hundreds of universities and engineering programs using OrCAD to teach the next generation of engineers

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