GitHub Education Benefits

Claiming benefits

  1. If you already have a GitHub account, skip to step .
  2. Go to Open the GitHub Student Developer Pack, which has a yellow backpack icon.
  3. Click on the blue "Get the Pack" button. You'll be taken to a page where you'll need to put in your student email. This is important, as this is how GitHub will verify your are a student so you can start getting benefits.
  4. Once your student email has been verified (this shouldn't take over an hour), go back to Click the same "Get the Pack" icon. You should see that your student status has been verified.
  5. Click on the GitHub Student Developer Pack link.
  6. Start browsing for benefits that you wish to activate!

Some of the Benefits

Find more of the student benefits here.

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