Cakewalk Academic Eligibility Requirements

Last updated on 10/2/2017

HOW IT WORKS

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

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  1. Purchase an Academic license of SONAR Platinum or Professional from an official Cakewalk Dealer.
  2. Enter your code included with purchase at www.identit-e.com/cakewalk to provide verification.
  3. Once validated, Identit-e returns another redemption code with instructions to visit www.cakewalk.com/redeem for serial number and downloadable installers

QUALIFIED END USERS

  • Students: Higher education, primary, secondary or homeschooled
  • Faculty/Teachers: Higher education, primary, secondary or homeschooled
  • Staff: Higher education, primary, secondary

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

QUALIFIED INSTITUTIONS:

  • Higher Education Institutions: Public or private accredited1 universities, colleges, community/junior colleges or vocational schools which grant degrees or certificates
  • Primary or Secondary Institutions: Accredited1, government-recognized public or private primary or secondary school providing full-time instruction
  • Homeschool Programs: As defined by state homeschooling regulations found at http://www.hslda.org/laws/default.asp (U.S.) or other local regulations

NON-QUALIFIED INSTITUTIONS & END USERS:

  • Non-accredited schools
  • Institutions that do not award a diploma, certificate or degree upon program completion
  • Pre-k, and/or child care facilities
  • Volunteers and interns who do not receive payment from the institution
  • Hospitals not wholly owned and operated by an educational entity
  • Churches and religious organizations that are not accredited schools
  • Libraries not wholly owned and operated by an educational entity
  • Non-profit organizations or charities
  • Training center and/or tutoring centers
  • Military Schools that do not grant academic degrees

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+)
+
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
+
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:

  • Users may purchase only one license of each academically discounted product every 90 days
  • Licenses may be used only on privately owned computers
  • Users may not resell academic products, license ownership is non-transferable

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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