As part of being a MSP( Microsoft Student Partner) i was able to get grants for the IEEE, Project54 and the ECE department at the University of New Hampshire. The MSDNAA is free for three years and gives access to all students and faculty to almost all of Microsoft products except for Word. Some thats included are Visual Studio, Visio, Vista and XP. MSDNAA freely accessible for anyone using it for eduaction or research purposes. If there are any other educational departments or research groups who would like to try MSDNAA for free for three years please contact me.