Ever hear yourself or a friend say, “I wish I could work from home all the time?” Those sentiments are legit, but we are now facing it as a reality. COVID-19 is a global crisis that has everyone working twice as hard to take care of themselves, their family, friends and still trying to do their jobs.

We’re in it with you! Our teams are currently working from home, doing the best we can to support our customers and trying not to skip a beat when it comes to giving you our best support. We may not be as rapid as we like to be, but we are here, being resilient and open to change as it comes our way. Please excuse our dust while we help you build in this brave new world.

SketchUp for Schools

SketchUp for Schools is a free version of SketchUp available to any primary or secondary school signed up with G Suite for Education. With SketchUp for Schools, students around the world have access to free and intuitive 3D modeling tools that enable creative expression and skill development from a young age. Now 3D modeling is more accessible and easier to try than ever before!

Tip: For details about how to access and use SketchUp for Schools for the first time, see Getting Started with SketchUp for Schools.

SketchUp for Schools is a browser-based version of SketchUp available to primary and secondary schools.

Because SketchUp for Schools runs in a browser, you can draw and create 3D models on any internet-connected device with a mouse and keyboard input. (Yes, that includes Chromebooks!) See the system requirements for SketchUp for Schools for details about the browser and hardware you need.

If you’re familiar with the desktop version of SketchUp, you’ll see almost all the same tools in SketchUp for Schools. However, because SketchUp for Schools runs in a browser, those tools look and work a bit differently. Creating and Editing Models in SketchUp for Schools introduces the features specific to SketchUp for Schools and points you to relevant, helpful articles in the SketchUp area of the Help Center. If your favorite feature isn’t there, please let us know via the SketchUp for Schools forum.

Note: SketchUp for Schools is compliant with COPPA and FERPA and is not for commercial use. For details, see the Terms of Service.