Need SketchUp Pro at your university?

If you’re a school needing a networked lab license or a university-wide license solution, you’re in the right place.

Find the right plan for your university

Volume licensing options are available for higher education.

License type Floating network licenses for installation on desktop computers in higher education computer labs. Device licenses for installation on individual student and teacher laptops, for use on and off school network.
Cost US $15/seat, minimum 10 seats

Starting at US $39 per license, minimum 10 licenses

Volume discounts available up to 50% of the base purchase price

1000+ licenses capped at US $19,500

License term

1 year from date of purchase

1 year from date of purchase


The license file used by Networked Lab Licenses is managed in the cloud. Labs will need to have an internet connection to authorize and use SketchUp.

A school must purchase the number of seats equal to the number of users.

A single license code is provided. Each time a license is installed on a student or teacher's laptop, that laptop is node-locked and one license is removed from the total pool of available licenses.

Laptops need to be internet connected when authorizing and installing SketchUp. Laptops can be offline during use of SketchUp.

Available to accredited education institutions for use in instructional settings. Cannot be used for commercial (for-profit) work of any kind.

Educational institutions who would like to use SketchUp Pro for any purpose other than teaching students do not qualify for educational pricing and would need to purchase a commercial license from Trimble SketchUp. Research and Facilities/Planning departments within educational institutions do not qualify.

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