A reminder that ESRI now offers FREE ArcGIS Student licenses to students taking GIS-related courses or programs at UW System schools. To get licenses for distribution to students, faculty or staff can fill out the following form on the ESRI Higher Education site. Students can not order directly but must go through a faculty or full-time staff member.
Student software is at the ArcEditor license level and includes the Spatial Analyst, 3D Analyst, Geostatistical Analyst, and Network Analyst extensions. The license will time-out one year from registration.
Student Edition FAQ: http://www.esri.com/industries/university/education/student-eval93_faqs.html
Student License Order Form: