Proof of academic status is required for educational orders.
The type of proof required varies depending on the product, so read
carefully the information below in to make sure you qualify before ordering.
Do I qualify for the discounted price of Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition?
Please check the following specific requirements for Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition
Research, Charitable & Retired Licensing (RCR)
This special-use software license of any of Ashlar's CAD or 3D modeling programs is for:
Non-profit academic institutions with professors and paid graduate students doing CIVILIAN research;
- Academic institutions using the software internally, such as maintenance engineers employed by a university using for facilities management;
- Other charitable and non-profit organizations such as hospitals, churches and arts organizations including museums and theaters;
- Individuals who are FULLY retired from all gainful employment, over 65 years old, and doing non-commercial design work only
The order must must be accompanied by the following:
Please note researchers and developers working for a military industrial complex such as many national labs governed by large universities do not qualify
- A signed RCR pre-ship agreement for each end user;
- Charitable and non-profit organizations (i.e. hospitals, churches, and arts organizations including theaters and museums) must provide proof of non-profit status, such as a 501c3 form from the Internal Revenue Service.
Student & Teacher Unit Licensing (STU)
Teachers using Ashlar software to teach design and their students must provide the following:
All STU licenses are activated with a registration code that expires 1
year from date of rental purchase. Active STU users must verify their
eligibility each time they purchase or renew their rental.
What if I do not have a Student ID card but I have a course schedule (or vice-versa)?
Some products require both a copy of your student ID card and your course
schedule, and some only require one or the other. The educational
requirements vary by each manufacturer. We will not process orders until we have received the
necessary proof, but we will hold your order for you until the proof requirements
are met. Please keep in mind that educational orders cancelled after 24 hours are
subject to a 10% cancellation fee.
How do I submit my educational proof?
Place your order through our website to get your order number.
You will immediately receive an email requesting the educational proof for the software you ordered.
Please make sure your order number is referenced on the proof you send to us.
Can I use Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition for commercial purposes if I am a student or teacher?
Educational software is intended for educational purposes only.
Are there any watermarks, time limits, or limitations in Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition?
Since it varies by product, please see the product description to find out if it has any limitations, watermarks, or time limits.
When will my Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition ship?
You order will not be processed until all proof that is required is received.
Many products will ship the same day once we've received the proof, or soon after due to manufacturer's differing processing times.
Can I purchase Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition for my friend or relative?
You may, but the student or teacher must provide the educational proof and reference your order number.
Please put the recipient's name in the shipping address to avoid confusion.
How many licenses of Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition can I purchase?
If you are a student or a teacher you are allowed to purcase only ONE educational license of Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition.
How do I return Argon 10, Research, Charitable & Retired Edition?
Please see our Return Policy
. Educational orders cancelled after 24 hours are subject to a 10% cancellation fee.