Before you Start
Who can use this feature
Users in a free Starter team can apply for a free Education team.
You must be 13 years of age and be a student or educator in a classroom.
Education status is valid for two years. If you are still a student or educator at the end of the two years, you can reapply for Education status.
Figma is passionate about making design accessible. Want to cultivate design thinking, break down barriers, and collaborate with others in the classroom?
If you are a student or educator, then you may qualify for a Figma Education team.
Education teams allow you to access all the functionality of our Professional team, without the cost. This allows students and educators in to collaborate in classrooms.
Any Editors you invite must verify their email address and Education status before they can start collaborating. It's not possible to have a mix of paid Professional and free Education members in a team.
To qualify for an Education team you must:
✅ Be at least 13 years of age
✅ Be a student or educator in a classroom
✅ Verify your Education status
What qualifies as a classroom?
- High schools, universities, post-graduate institutions, trade schools, polytechnics, or colleges
- Online courses
- Bootcamps or workshops
- Design and coding academies
- Early stage startups
- "Not-for-profit" or "non-profit" organizations
- Self-directed education
- Educational programs affiliated with organizations whose primary purpose is non-educational
Learn how to apply in our Verify your Education status article.
Was your application declined? Check out our My Education application was declined article.