Do I pay anything to use Azure for Students?

No. Signing up is free and doesn't require a credit card.

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  • You get easy access to Azure Support by going online to the Azure portal and submitting a support request. Access to subscription management and billing support is included with your Microsoft Azure subscription, and technical support is provided through one of the Azure Support Plans. For step-by-step guidance for the Azure portal, see How to create an Azure support request. Alternatively, you can create and manage your support tickets programmatically using the Azure Support ticket REST API.

  • We have designed our Azure Support plans to meet different business needs. Paid support plans provide access to Technical Support for break-fix issues on a 24x7 basis. Higher tiers of support plans offer faster initial response times and access to Advisory support, Configuration Optimization Reviews, and other benefits. More information about the existing support plans can be found at the Azure Support Plans page.

    Azure Stack Hub is covered by the Standard, Pro Direct and Premier support plans.

  • Yes. Azure Stack Hub is an extension of Azure and the support for Azure Stack Hub is included in the Standard, Professional Direct, and Premier paid support plans. Please note that Stack is not included in the Developer paid support plan.

  • No. After your trial subscription has expired, you'll need to upgrade your account to a Pay-As-You-Go Azure subscription and remove the spending limit to keep using Azure. You'll still get access to more than 25 services that are always free, plus 12 months of popular free services. With a Pay-As-You-Go subscription, you only pay for what you use—no minimum spending requirements or commitments, and you can cancel anytime.

  • No. Starting is free. When you sign up, your free account starts with a free trial subscription, which includes a USD200 credit to explore Azure services for 30 days, plus 12 months of free popular services and more than 25 services that are always free. At the end of your first 30 days, you can continue using your free products after you upgrade your account to a Pay-As-You-Go Azure subscription and remove the spending limit. If you stay within the service quantities included for free, you won’t have to pay anything.