Obtaining SOLIDWORKS SDK

UBC students, regardless of association with Applied Science, are eligible to obtain the SOLIDWORKS SDK. It is recommended for Applied Science students to use the SEK. If you are an Applied Science student needing the SEK, there is more information available to you.

  1. Go to www.solidworks.com/SDK to register using the student information including providing UBC email address (e.g. alumni.ubc.ca)
  2. Put in ‘92016SDK’ (without quotes) into the SDK-ID field.
  3. Choose the latest version of SOLIDWORKS (2016-2017) and fill in the rest of the information in the form.
  4. You will receive a link to download once the form is submitted, and  your license code from the vendor via email which you will need to activate once the software is downloaded.