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Academic Qualifications

Academic Discounts

Discounts are offered for students and faculty members of universities, colleges or high schools.

Churches and non-profit organizations also qualify for the discount.

Academic versions are priced at $199 and are licensed for a period of one year.

The academic version has no restrictions other than Not for Commercial use  and is exactly the same as the commercial version.

Academic Ordering Procedure

  1. Go to http://www.silhouettefx.com/store/
  2. Click the Register button located on the top right of the screen and fill out the required information.
  3. Go to the SFX Online Support Center.
  4. Select Submit a Support Ticket, choose Sales / Accounting and request that your account be promoted to academic status.
  5. Attach your student ID card, faculty ID card or non-profit certification using the Upload File field.
    • Students: Send your student ID card
    • Faculty: Send your ID card or a letter on school letterhead
    • Church or non-profit: Send a letter on the organization's letterhead including the non-profit certification number
  6. Once we verify your status as a current student, faculty member or your organization's status, we will promote your account to academic status and you will receive an email stating that your login has been modified. If there is a problem, you will be notified via email.
  7. You can now Login at our website and place orders at academic pricing.


Note: You cannot sell, transfer, modify, or copy SilhouetteFX Software. The academic software license that you purchase is for education use only. Commercial use of academic software licenses will immediately terminate your right to use the software.