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Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance

Dynamics Academic Alliance Members

Imagine engaging students in hands-on, practical learning experiences that powerfully affirm and complement your business course curriculum.


​​Imagine connecting with a community of progressive, forward-thinking college and university educators passionate about technology and dedicated to the success of their students. Imagine receiving the tools and support necessary to dramatically enhance your business, management, accounting, finance, marketing and sales curricula while operating within budget constraints.

You will also have the opportunity to connect with Microsoft partners who are professionals in the business world serving midmarket customers all across your region and around the world. We have partners who are specifically interested in helping you customize your curriculum, share ideas, and potentially offer internships or employment opportunities for your students.

Benefits of membership

The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance (DynAA) is a powerful connector to the vibrant and growing Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem that includes nearly 300,000 customers, more than 10,000 Microsoft partners, and over 1,000 academic institutions like yours around the world. When you join the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance you'll receive:

  • Donated software for your classroom/labs
  • Free use of Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
  • Free technical support from Microsoft Dynamics product experts
  • Free online training and course materials
  • Access to Faculty Connection, a Microsoft-sponsored community designed to connect you with other professors who are leaders in their field
  • Information about industry association meetings and conferences
  • Connections with Microsoft Dynamics partners and customers

In addition, DynAA member institutions are designated as Foundation or Premier members. Foundation level schools have gone through the application process of becoming a DynAA member and are provided with the core program components. The Premier level recognizes the members’ additional commitment. These commitments could include connecting with a Microsoft Dynamics partner organization, expanding the use of Microsoft Dynamics in the institution, facilitating career opportunities to students, sharing curriculum, evangelizing the DynAA program, and participating in the community. Members designated as Premier Members are provided additional program benefits, including:

  • E-Learning for students
  • Subsidized registration for faculty and students to attend select Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance seminars or events
  • Invitations to serve on the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance advisory council
  • Invitations to be a case study on an innovative program

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online

  • The DynAA is proud to offer Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online free to our members!
  • Visit and go to "Get Started". You will need a Windows Live ID. Once you sign up, please send all information you used to sign up for the trial, including the name of your school, address, email address, and how long will be using this offering, to

Who is eligible?

The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance is for you if...

The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance is open to educational institutions that want to use Microsoft Dynamics products in their curriculum or academic research in disciplines such as accounting information systems, managerial accounting, professional selling, marketing, and operations management. If you represent such an institution in the Americas, you’re eligible to apply.

The Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance is not for you if...

The no-cost software licenses issued through the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance are not for evaluation purposes or for personal, family, or business use. They are not available for Microsoft Dynamic–specific training on a for-profit basis, and they are not available for educational institutions that want to use them to manage their own operations. Visit the Microsoft Education site to find information about other education programs.