Apply for the Unity Student plan
Unity is free for students enrolled at accredited educational institutions.
Students enrolled at accredited degree-granting institutions.
High school students
Students 16 years and older who are enrolled in an accredited educational institution and can provide consent to the collection and processing of their personal information.
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Frequently asked questions
This plan is available for students 16 and older enrolled in an accredited educational institution and who can provide consent to the collection and processing of their personal information.
Sign up for the plan with the links provided at the top of this page.
- When prompted, create, or log in to, your Unity ID.
- Complete the SheerID verification form, providing details of your academic affiliation and additional documentation, if necessary.
Once you’re verified by SheerID, sign in to the Unity Student plan to get started.
Yes. Sign up for the Unity Student plan with your Unity ID. Once verified by SheerID, activate your new license through your Preferences in the Unity Hub using the license key you will receive by email.
You can log in to Unity from any computer, including at school, to access resources. Note: If your school uses the Education 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 log in to the Asset Store.
The Unity Student plan is free and allows individual students to learn and create with Unity at home or school on their personal devices. The Education Grant License is for institutions that need to install Unity on institutional devices, such as in classrooms or labs.
The Unity Educator plan is free and allows individual educators to teach and create with Unity at home or school on their personal devices. The Unity Student plan is free and allows students to learn and create at home or school on their personal devices.
The Unity Student plan is available for free to individual students and cannot be purchased. Please refer to the free Education Grant License for your institution’s classroom needs.
For help with SheerID verification, please contact SheerID directly.
No, but your friends and classmates are welcome to sign up for their own free Unity Student plan.
Once you successfully sign up for the Unity Student plan, you will have access to the plan for one year.
The Unity Student plan is valid for one year. When the plan expires, simply return to the Unity Student page and re-verify with SheerID to renew your license.
In most cases, verification should be instantaneous. If you have been prompted to upload additional documents, you will receive an email from SheerID when your verification is complete. If your verification takes longer than five business days, please contact SheerID directly.
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.
If so, please check both your email inboxes for confirmation of status as well as separate instructions on how to activate your benefits.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further instructions.
Plastic SCM is a metered service based on active users and storage. If you exceed the amount included with your Plastic SCM subscription, you will receive an invoice. If you do not wish to pay for the service, you must not exceed the storage and active users offered through your subscription. To monitor your usage, please visit your dashboard.