How to Claim Your Upgrade

Lucidchart, a diagramming web app, is completely free for students and teachers everywhere. Here's how you can request the free upgrade.

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Follow these steps to get your free Educational account, which is the equivalent of a paid Team or Pro account:

  1. Register for a free Lucidchart account with your educational e-mail address. If you’ve already registered with a different e-mail address, click “Account” and change the e-mail address on file to your educational e-mail address. Click “Save Changes.”
  2. Follow the link below to request an educational upgrade for yourself. If you’re a teacher, you can also request the upgrade for your class or department.
  3. Allow up to one day for your request to be processed. You will receive an email confirmation when the upgrade is applied to your account.


Does my educational e-mail address qualify?

We currently offer automatic upgrades to email addresses that contain "edu" or "k12" as a segment in the domain (set off with periods), such as or

What if I have a different e-mail address?

If your email isn't eligible for the automatic upgrade, ask a teacher or administrator with an eligible email to request the upgrade for your entire group. If that's not an option, you can also fill out the same form to request a manual upgrade.

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