Unity Student

Access the real-time 3D development platform and workflows that professionals use to create immersive experiences across industries.
Free for students.
Install Unity prior to signing up.
Eligibility: Students enrolled in an accredited educational institution of legal age to consent to the collection and processing of their personal information, e.g., age 13 in the US, 16 in the EU. Must join the GitHub Student Developer Pack to be verified.
Already verified through the GitHub Student Developer Pack? Activate your plan.

Build the skills you need for a career in AR/VR, games, and more

Learn how to create interactive experiences with the same 3D software and workflows professionals use on the job in industries like gaming, architecture, engineering, automotive, and entertainment.

Cloud-based Collaboration
Work on group projects, manage versions, share work with teachers, and easily move between home and school computers.
Cloud Build
Speed up build and iteration cycles on complex projects using minimal hardware. Observe the impact of your changes more immediately.
Advanced Cloud Diagnostics
Automatically track and pinpoint the source of errors with real‑time data on crashes and exceptions and understand what causes them.
Learn Premium
Supplement in-class learning and dive into the topics you care about most with on-demand resources to solve problems on your own.
Dark UI theme
Develop your game or project with an easy‑on‑the‑eyes, dark UI environment for those late-night sessions and game jams.
Premium Learning
Premium Learning

Uplevel your skills

Unity Learn Premium gives creators at every stage of learning the latest resources to master real-time 3D development and build skills that are in demand across industries. Included for students, Learn Premium offers exclusive access to on-demand content updated for each Unity release.

Student asset pack

Free assets to accelerate your projects

Get access to a selection of time-saving plug-ins and high-quality, modular assets developed by top industry creators.

Student asset pack
Collaboration

Learn and create together, faster

Unity Student includes five seats of Unity Teams Advanced, which lets you work together on school projects more easily with features such as project collaboration and history, cloud storage, automatic cloud builds, and integrations with popular tools for project and build notifications.

Collaboration
Why Unity

Make your dream job a reality

Unity is the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform for professionals to create, operate and monetize amazing games and experiences across the widest range of platforms in the industry. Build once, deploy anywhere, and captivate everyone.

Frequently asked questions

Unity Student FAQs

Sign up for the Unity Student plan above. 

  1. You will be prompted to create, or log in to, your Unity ID and GitHub account.
  2. Apply for the GitHub Student Developer Pack, which requires proof of enrollment in an accredited institution.
  3. Once you’re verified through GitHub, sign in  to the Unity Student plan here to get started.  

You can log in to Unity and access your Student plan from any computer, including at school. Note: If your school uses the Educational Grant License, you may not be prompted to log in to the Unity Hub or the Editor. In this case, you can still use your Unity Student ID to separately log in to Learn Premium and the Asset Store.

The Unity Student plan is available for free to individual students and cannot be purchased. Learn about the free Educational Grant License for your institution’s classroom needs.

Your friends and classmates are welcome to sign up for their own free Unity Student plan.The Unity Student plan also comes with five seats of Unity Teams that allow you share a project with collaborators.

In your GitHub account settings, visit Applications > Authorized OAuth Apps to check whether you have authorized the Unity OAuth app. If you granted this application access to your GitHub account, you should hear back from GitHub as soon as they have verified your student status.

Your existing Unity Pro or Plus subscription will not be automatically cancelled. If you have purchased or have access to such a subscription, contact customer support so they can cancel your previous subscription as well as grant you your new free Unity Student plan.

Once you activate your Unity Student plan you will get an email with a unique coupon code and instructions to claim your Student Asset Pack.

Yes. Sign up for the Unity Student plan with your Unity ID. Once verified through GitHub, activate your new license through your Preferences in the Unity Hub using the license key you will receive by email.

Unity Student is for individual students to create, learn, and share their Unity projects at home, school, or elsewhere. The Educational Grant License is used by educators at academic institutions to teach Unity in the classroom.

Troubleshoot any GitHub verification related issues here, or contact GitHub directly.

If you’ve successfully signed up for the Unity Student plan, you will have access to the plan for 1 year. After 1 year, you can renew your Unity Student plan as long as you’re still a student and an active member of the GitHub Student Developer Pack

You can only associate one Unity ID with your Unity Student plan. If you need to change the email address associated with your Unity ID, please follow these instructions.

Follow these steps to learn how to setup and access your Unity Teams Advanced benefits.

Unity Learn Premium FAQs

The Unity Student plan provides free access to Unity Learn Premium. Log in to Unity Learn Premium with your Unity ID and start learning.

Unity Learn Premium is included in the Unity Student plan, so you can cancel your separate Unity Learn Premium subscription in your account settings. Your Unity Learn Premium subscription will not be automatically canceled. Per the Terms of Service, we are unable to issue any refunds for monthly subscriptions. If you have purchased an annual subscription at full price you may qualify for a partial, pro-rated refund - please reach out to customer support.

 

If you are no longer an eligible student with the Unity Student plan, you will no longer have free access to Unity Learn Premium. You can subscribe to Unity Learn Premium here

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