Solidworks 2014 - Windows 7.1 x86 or x64
Solidworks 2013 - Windows Vista
For a full list of compatibility considerations, see this page
Download and Install
Navigate to OIT Software Distribution and click the link to download software
Login using your GT credentials as a student
Select your OS, indicate your affiliation as a student, and the software list should appear.
Find Solidworks under the Classroom heading (2013 or 2014 versions)
Proceed to download. GT Solidworks uses a network license - see OIT page following download for details.
Relevant Export Formats
DXF (Drawing Exchange Format) - 2D vector export for use in the laser cutter & waterjet cutter.
To export parts as DXF, see CAD to DXF
STL (Standard Tesselation Language) - 3D description of surface geometry for 3D printing.
To export parts as STL, see CAD to STL