Log Into and Install VMware




How can U-M Faculty and Students download and install VMware?


  1. Request access to VMware by sending an email to its.software@umich.edu with your request
  2. Once we process your request, VMware will send you an email letting you know that a subscription has been granted
  3. Click the link inside the email that says 'Click here to login or register an account to proceed
  4. Once redirected to the VMware portal, click the green button that says 'Click here'
  5. You will be presented with two options
    1. If you have never seen the VMware portal before and have not created an account, click 'Register' in the green box
    2. If you have created an account in the past, click 'Log in' in the blue box
      1. Skip the next step
  6. Create your account by entering the necessary information and creating a password
  7. Once redirected to another page, click the button that says 'Click here to redeem'
  8. On the next page, click the blue text 'Click here to go to your courses at D2L Brightspace'
  9. On the next page, click 'Get VMware Software & Licenses' in the top navigation bar, then choose 'Request Software License Keys'
  10. Click ‘Request’ under the product/s you would like to request a license key for
  11. VMware will send you an email with the license key within 12 hours
  12. In your email, you will find the license key and a link to download the appropriate product
  13. To download VMware products, log back in to the D2L Brightspace Academy, choose 'Get VMware Software & Licenses' in the top navigation bar, then choose one of the download options 

Additional Information

Need additional information or assistance? Contact the ITS Service Center.


Article ID: 7846
Tue 4/19/22 5:26 PM
Fri 8/18/23 10:15 AM