VMware Academic Software


Brightspace is Champlain's provider for VMWare products, like Workstation Pro or Fusion Pro. These programs allow creating and using virtual machines on a personal computer. 

Email Redemption

You should receive an email at the start of your term with Champlain, or at the start of your first class that requires this resource. It will be sent to your Champlain MyMail inbox, which you can access at this link

Forgot your password? Try resetting it at our Welcome website, or contact us to request help with a manual reset. 

Click the link in the email to redeem your license and register an account. Please note this account is separate from your Champlain account, but we recommend using the same password so you easily remember your login details. Missing this email? Check your spam folder or contact us to request that it be re-sent. 

License Key Request

1. After setting up an account, log in here first

2. Once logged in, you should see an "orientation course" - click on this course. 

3. Click the Request Software License Keys option at the top of the page:

(also directly linked here)

4. Choose which product you would like to request a license. If your computer runs Windows, choose "VMWare Workstation Pro", macOS choose "VMWare Fusion Pro" (pick the highest version number in the list for the latest version)

5. This key will arrive to your Champlain email inbox within a few hours. Please also check your spam folder in case it routed there. ChampSupport cannot re-issue keys directly. If you have trouble receiving or redeeming this key, check the Brightspace FAQ page for further assistance. The email will look similar to the one below:

Program Download

1. Use the Get VMWare Software & Licenses menu at the top of the page to download the program you need and have requested the respective license. VMWare Workstation and VMWare Fusion are also linked here for convenience. 

2. Follow the links and select a "download trial" option if shown - this is also the full version, which will be completely unlocked once you enter the license key from your email. 


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