The best developer tools, free for students
There's no substitute for hands-on experience, but for most students, real world tools can be cost prohibitive. That's why we created the GitHub Student Developer Pack with some of our partners and friends: to give students free access to the best developer tools in one place so they can learn by doing.Get your pack
A hackable text editor for the 21st Century
Details Open Source by GitHub, free for everyone
Access to the AWS cloud, free training, and collaboration resources
Details Student Developer Pack members receive up to $110 in bonus AWS credits for a total of $75-$150
Install cloud applications in a single click
Details Business 3 plan (normally $49/month) free for one year
An open and powerful platform for spatial data analysis, visualization, and application creation.
Details Free account upgrades with increased database storage, real time data, Location Data Services Credits, and premium features for 2 years.
Crowdsourcing and data enrichment platform
Details Access to the Crowdflower platform
Cloud-based infrastructure monitoring
Details Pro Account, including 10 servers. Free for 2 years.
Simple cloud hosting, built for developers
Details $50 in platform credit for new users
Learn Web Development from the premier coding bootcamp for launching developers.
Details Free one-month membership ($149 value) to Community-Powered Bootcamp: a proven online Web Development course with a curated community of learners.
Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management
Details Unlimited private repositories (normally $7/month) while you are a student.
The downright luxurious Git client for Windows, Mac and Linux
Details GitKraken Pro account for 1 user. Free for 1 year (normally $60/year).
Live programming help available 24/7
Details $25 in platform credit
A suite of Microsoft Azure cloud services and developer tools, including the Visual Studio IDE
Details Microsoft Azure, Visual Studio Community 2015 and the rest of the Microsoft developer tools while you’re a student
Affordable registration, hosting, and domain management
Details One year SSL certificate (normally $9/year)
Details One year domain name registration on the .me TLD (normally $18.99/year)
Email infrastructure as a service
Details Student plan 15K free emails/month (normally limited to 200 free emails/day) while you're a student
Track errors in every language, framework, and library
Details 500,000 events/month with unlimited projects and members while you're a student
Web and mobile payments, built for developers
Details Waived transaction fees on first $1000 in revenue processed
Dynamic A/B testing, smart push notifications and custom analytics for native mobile apps
Details Complete access to the suite of tools for native mobile apps. Unlimited access to the platform free for 6 months.
Learn Fundamentals of Web Development to launch your career as a developer
Localization platform that easily integrates with your code base
Details One year free of the Starter plan, a $99/month value. Get 50,000 hosted words, unlimited projects, and access to translation partners to bring your software to a global market from the start.
Continuous integration platform for open source and private projects
Details Private builds (normally $69/month) while you're a student
A complete suite of game development tools for PC, console, mobile, web and VR
Details Unreal Engine while you're a student
If your company produces developer tools and wants to be included in the pack, pass us a note.
Major League Hacking is the official student hackathon league.
Learn, build, and share at hackathons every weekend of the semester with the latest technologies, best mentors, and most creative student hackers in the world.
If you're a student aged 13+ and enrolled in a degree or diploma granting course of study, the GitHub Student Developer Pack is for you. All you need is a school-issued email address, valid student identification card, or other official proof of enrollment
To get access to the pack, we'll need to verify your student status. Sign up using the form and we'll send you an email once you've been verified.Get your pack