Request your licence
To get started with SketchUp, you must have an active Trimble ID, linked to your school email address.
Step 1: Go to 3dwarehouse.sketchup.com.
Step 2: Click the icon in the upper right-hand corner to create a new Trimble ID or log in.
Step 3: Fill in your school email address and click on Next.
Step 4: Fill in the requested details and click on 'Create new account'.
Step 5: You will receive an activation email. Check your junk mail if you can't find it. Click on the link in the mail to activate your account.
Step 6: Go back to the Academic Software page.
Fill in your details at the top right of this page and then click on Request to complete your request.
Your request must first be processed, this may take two to three working days. As soon as your request has been processed, you will receive an email from Trimble. You can also check the status of your order at any time by logging on to the Account Management Portal
Note: the screenshots below were taken from the SketchUp Pro installer. However, the process is the same for the installation of SketchUp Studio.
Step 1: Download the software by clicking on the button 'Download SketchUp Studio' on Academic Software.
Step 2: Look for the ZIP file in your downloads folder. Extract it to the desired folder. Then double-click on the .exe file to open it and start the installation.
Step 3: Select the desired installation language or folder by clicking on Change, then click on Install to start the installation.
Step 4: The software is being installed. Do not shut down your computer.
Step 5: Click on Finish to complete the installation.
The software is now installed.
Once you have received a confirmation email from Trimble, you can get started with the software.
Step 1: Open SketchUp and click on 'Sign In' to log in again.
A browser window will open.
Step 2: Log in with the account you have just created.
Step 3: Return to SketchUp and click on Licensing at the bottom left.
Step 4: Check the subscription status and the expiry date of your licence to see if your licence has been assigned correctly.
SketchUp is now ready to use.
Note: Is your licence not available? Please contact our helpdesk and provide them with a screenshot like the one above.