Microsoft Imagine Premium Subscription


Imagine Premium is a Microsoft Program that provides FREE access to selected Microsoft operating systems, server and development tools for learning, teaching and research across STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields.

All actively enrolled Faculty of Medicine students and residents can access free Microsoft products for learning purposes through the Imagine Premium Subscription. Faculty members employed to teach or conduct non-commercial research for the Faculty of Medicine are also entitled to the Imagine Subscription. 

Features & Benefits

Getting Started

  • Eligibility: All Faculty of Medicine learners and faculty with a valid CWL are able to access Imagine.

  • Access: Visit Imagine Premium and Sign In with your CWL account and password.
    Don’t have a CWL? Click here to create a Campus Wide Login account.

  • Security: When setting up Windows 10, please remember to review your privacy settings. Lifehacker provides a short summary of what these settings do, as does this CNet article


Faculty and Instructors:

  • UBC Vancouver: Instructors who are based at UBC Vancouver can contact the MedIT Service Desk e-Learning Services at or 1.877.266.0666.

  • UBC School of Population and Public Health: Instructors and faculty can contact Stefan Mladenovic, Information Systems Manager at or 604.822.4944.

  • UBC Okanagan: Instructors who are teaching at UBC Okanagan can contact the Centre for Teaching and Learning for help:

Students and Residents:

  • Support for Imagine products and access is available through Microsoft Support.

  • A step-by-step guide to accessing Microsoft Azure is available in the Azure Registration Guide.

  • MedIT does not provide user support for Imagine or Microsoft products on your personal computer. If you are experiencing problems or need more information about the products available, please access online Microsoft resources.