Cakewalk Academic Eligibility Requirements

HOW IT WORKS

Cakewalk's specially priced SONAR Platinum and Professional academic editions require eligibility verification.

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QUALIFIED END USERS

End-users must be enrolled or employed at an eligible institution as listed below.

QUALIFIED INSTITUTIONS:

NON-QUALIFIED INSTITUTIONS & END USERS:

PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY:

STUDENTS - Acceptable forms of proof include:
Form of Proof Details
Academic email address Unique, valid email address issued by your institution(i.e., student@university.edu)
Enrollment credentials Provide your full legal name, institution, and birthdate; Identit-e will try to verify enrollment with your school
Student photo ID card Must include your name, institution name, photo and a current date/term within the prior 6 months
International student ID card (ISIC) Card must be current
Photo ID (ages 18+)
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Documentation proving current enrollment, examples include:
  • Tuition bill
  • Transcript
  • Report card
  • Letter from the institution
  • Official documentation of homeschooler status
A photo ID card such as a driver’s license, passport or other official government issued photo identification

Official document must be issued by your institution and include:
  • Institution name
  • Your name
  • Current date/term within the prior 6 months
Documents must be scanned or photographed copies of official documentation. Editable Word, Excel, or Email text documents are not acceptable. Sensitive information such as grades or Social Security numbers can be crossed out.

TEACHERS, FACULTY, & STAFF - Acceptable forms of proof include:
Form of Proof Details
Academic email address Unique, valid email address issued by your institution (i.e., faculty@university.edu)
Faculty/staff photo ID card Must include your name, institution name, photo and a current date/term within the prior 6 months
International teacher ID card (ITIC) Card must be current
Photo ID
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Documentation proving current employment, examples include:
  • Payroll stub
  • Letter from the institution
  • Official documentation of homeschooler status
A photo ID card such as a driver’s license, passport or other official government issued photo identification
Official document must be issued by your institution and include:
  • Institution name
  • Your name
  • Current date/term within the prior 6 months
Documents must be scanned or photographed copies of official documentation. Editable Word, Excel, or Email text documents are not acceptable. Sensitive information such as pay or Social Security numbers can be crossed out.

PRODUCT USAGE RESTRICTIONS:

1  Accredited schools are those that are approved by an association recognized by the U.S. Department of Education/State Board of Education and that teach students as their primary focus. In the U.S., such associations include: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Association of Accredited Schools, for example.

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