Need a faculty or staff SketchUp license? See SketchUp

What is it?

SketchUp is a suite of subscription products that include SketchUp Pro Desktop, a 3D modeling computer-aided design (CAD) program for a broad range of drawing and design applications — including architectural, interior design, industrial and product design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, theater, film and video game development.

Who can use it?


Need a faculty or staff SketchUp license? See the SketchUp service

Where can I get it?

SketchUp Studio For Students ($55 /yr)

Purchases of SketchUp subscriptions that include the downloadable software for higher education are handled via Creation Engine:

You can read about getting started with SketchUp StudioGetting Started with SketchUp

SketchUp for Web (free) (not recommended as it is lacking in features) 

You can read about getting started with SketchUp for Web

How much does it cost?

$55/year for SketchUp Studio For Students


Need admin approval error message

If you see the message:

Need admin approval: SketchUp needs permission to access resources in your organization that only an admin can grant. Please ask an admin to grant permissions to this app before you can use it.

This message means you are trying to access SketchUp for Schools using your Microsoft education account. This is only for K-12 / Primary & Secondary level (e.g. not university level). Do not sign in using Sign in with Microsoft (or Google or Apple.)

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