ITS General Computing

Software Licensing and Distribution


Product Name: Bentley MicroStation
Version: Microstation 8.11 V8i - (8.11.x.x)
Company Name: Bentley Systems Incorporated
Platform: Windows
Description: MicroStation is a CAD platform used by teams of architects, engineers, contractors and GIS professionals to integrate work on buildings, civil engineering projects, power plants and geospatial information.
Expiration Date: March 31

Please Note: This license expires annually. It is not perpetual, which means regardless of the month you obtain your license, the cost is the same and you will need to obtain a new license when the license expires each March.
Who Is Eligible: University Academic and Administrative Units
Personal Use: Via Student Server only
Cost: Academic Units - $500 for unlimited installations on academic computers. This annual fee will be collected again at the beginning of the next license year.
Adminitrative Units - $1500 for unlimited installations on departmental computers. This annual fee will be collected again at the beginning of the next license year.
License Information: Departments can elect one of two licensing options:
  • A Bentley Hosted license server. License information will be provided after purchase
  • A University of Michigan Deployed License server. You must install Select Server then contact Bentley Licensing for license file at 800-778-4277. Select the voice-system option for Licensing.
Student/Faculty/Staff personal home use license will be provided through the Student Server.
Support/Documentation: Departments may allow a single contact to call 1-800-BENTLEY for support

Student/Faculty/Staff personal home use, please see STUDENTserver information.
Inquiries: Please send questions to


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