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Education alliance program for educators

Sage is committed to ensuring you have what you need in order to teach with our product. Contact us at 1-800-256-8807 or [email protected] should you have any questions, concerns, or comments.

Register now for Sage Business Cloud Accounting Education version

Now available! Sage Business Cloud Accounting for your classroom at no charge. 

Apply now to obtain your membership and teaching resources.


Sage 50 Accounting-Canadian Edition (formerly Simply Accounting)

Data from other Sage 50 Accounting products cannot be opened with this download. The software on this page is for education purposes only.

Read this important information.

All products on this page are for education purposes only.

Do not download any products updates for the student or education version. If you download any update, the student version will no longer be compatible and students will no longer be able transfer data between the education version and the student version they use at home.

  1. Click Save File from the download screen.
  2. Click Run from the Open file screen.
  3. Click Exit when download is complete.
  1. Click Install Sage 50 from the Sage launch screen.
  2. Choose preferred language from the Install Wizard drop-down list and click OK.
  3. Select Yes (recommended) and click Next begin installation.
  4. Note: If you are using Windows Firewall your firewall will automatically be configured.

  5. Enter your serial number or change selection for the 30-day trial from the serial number screen and click Next.
  6. Review and click I Agree from the License agreement screen.
  7. Click Next to accept the installation location.
  8. Click Install from the Installation Summary screen and the installation progress begins.
  9. Select to launch program and click Finish from the Installation finished window to activate your software.

You must activate your software before you can use the program.

  1. Launch Sage 50 Accounting .
  2. Click Activate Now.
  3. Enter the activation key code from the registration email and click OK to activate your software.

Sage 300

This software is available at no charge and is only valid for 400 days from the date of installation. Data from other Sage 300 products cannot be opened with this download. The versions provided here for download are for educational purposes only.

Get support and assistance using our community, online portal, or training area

We have a lot of options available to you and your students. And because you're an educator, our support options are complimentary.

Our online community, Sage City, has a community just for students . . . and a gated community just for instructors and educators, like you. You can discuss Sage products, materials, and more with other educators.

Our online portal, also known as our knowledgebase, has product documentation and more.

And we have a variety of training available through Sage University.

If you do not already have your promo codes for the online training, please email [email protected] and we'd be more than happy to resend it to you.

Get training and certification at Sage University

Not only can you take product classes to better support your students, you can receive classes to get certified as well as general business classes to develop your career.