VMware Software

VMware offers access to various virtualized technology programs—including vSphere, vCenter, and Fusion—to help you succeed in your School of Information Technology (SoIT) courses. To use VMware, you must be a currently enrolled student in an SoIT degree or certificate program.

How Do I Receive an Account?

Email the Office of Innovative Technology and Learning Design (OITLD) a copy of your current class schedule (be sure to send this from your official UC email account). 

If you have additional questions, contact OITLD.

How Do I Log In?

  • If this is the first time you’re using VMware, you’ll receive an email with a link to register your account. Example below.


From: info@itacademy.brightspace.com <info@itacademy.brightspace.com>

Sent: Wednesday, January 10, 2024 11:10 AM

Subject: Welcome! Please redeem your VMWare subscription!


External Email: Use Caution


A VMware Subscription Has Been Allocated to You

Click here to login or register an account to proceed.

Upon Redeeming this Subscription, you will have access to the following:


Academic Software Licensing Program


  • After selecting register please fill out your personal information using your UC email address: username@mail.uc.edu.
  • Redeem your VMware subscription.
  • After registering your account all future logins can use this url VMware website.
  • If you forgot your password, request a reset.