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Teach, build, and explore without limits

Shape the future with Cloud

Lead the way forward for higher education through teaching, discovery, research, and problem-solving with Google Cloud. Join the community of faculty and researchers who have used the cloud to push computing limits, set students up for success, and scale groundbreaking research. The cloud gives you access to tools that may otherwise be out of reach for your classrooms or labs.

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Fund innovative teaching and research

Whether you’re teaching courses on cloud computing, using GCP as an instructional tool in other disciplines, or conducting your own research, Google offers credits and discounts to help you get started.

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GCP credits for learning

Explore what you can do with Google Cloud Platform to engage students and enhance teaching. It is the intent of the program that the credits are used by students to learn how to use the cloud for career development purposes. Faculty can apply to receive $100 in GCP credits and $50 per student. Credits can be used in courses, student clubs, and other faculty-sponsored events.

Apply for teaching credits
Training credits

Get hands-on experience using Google Cloud Platform with training for everyone from beginners through advanced users. Faculty can apply for 5,000 Qwiklabs credits, while students and IT enablers can apply for 200 credits. Everyone can request free access to 13 online training courses in Coursera.

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Career readiness track

Empower your students to jump-start their careers in cloud technology and innovation with the Associate Cloud Engineer certification. Faculty can access guided resources to help their students along a career readiness path. As an added bonus, receive a discount on the exam — 100% discount available to faculty and 50% off for students.

Apply for the track
Research credits

Transform research data into valuable insights and conduct large-scale analyses with the power of Google Cloud Platform. Research faculty can apply for up to $5,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits for academic research.

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Connect and share ideas

Join a discussion forum with faculty members all over the globe who are innovating with Google Cloud. Note: You must verify that you’re a faculty member in order to get access. Please submit a link to your faculty page when applying for group membership.

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Courses to get you up to speed

Explore a few courses that are popular with faculty to get started on your own learning journey. Be sure to apply for training credits in order to access the Qwiklabs and Coursera courses at no cost. Don’t forget: Your students can access these for free as well.

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Get ready … this is just the beginning

Explore the faculty resources available on Google Cloud so you can hit the ground running.

Cloud training & tutorials

Learn the building blocks of Google Cloud Platform and get hands-on training.

View tutorials
Start a lab
Author Your Own Codelab
Create a lab
Cloud Minute Videos
Watch videos
Sample Cloud Projects
See samples

Grants support

Get support redeeming your coupons and managing your GCP credits.

Selecting a Cloud Provider
Learn more
Receive and Redeem Coupons
Get started
Billing and Team Projects
Support team projects
Monitor GCP Billing
Monitor accounts
Debug Student Issues
Start troubleshooting
Project Archival
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Computer & data science

Access specific resources and learning materials for the fields of Computer and Data Science.

Tech Dev Guide
Grow your skills
Developing Contemporary Computer Science Curriculum for a Cloud-First Future
Read academic paper
Machine Learning Crash Course
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Learn with Google AI
Browse resources
Clinical Data Science Specialization
Start the course


Discover powerful tools to enhance and scale your research.

Powering Genomics Research
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High Performance Computing
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Collaborations with the Research and Academic Communities
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Faculty Research Awards
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Productivity & collaboration

Explore additional resources and opportunities to participate in user research.

User Experience Research
Participate in research
Google for Education Pilot Program
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Training Facilitator Guides
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