Recently GitHub offering their Student Development Pack which includes a bunch of goodies such as $100 in DigitalOcean credit, free .me domain name and more. You need to sign up with a simple .edu email address then can enjoying all these freebies. How to get free edu email if you not a student of a college or university?
Many online website that offering free stuff to student will verify their student status by requiring sign up with .edu email address, which is typically available only to attendees of a college or university. Techgravy blog ever shared how to obtain a free edu email address from Maricopa Community College even you are non-student, however their not accept new users registration right now.
Is their any alternative way getting an .edu email account if you are not student status? Now an .edu website will allow users to register an email address without actually checking their student status, it’s a way for non-students to get edu email benefits of being a student.
Register Free EDU Email Account
Visit California Colleges website and create an account. You have to select “College or Postsecondary School Student” status.
Click on “Find” button and choose school or college from the list, then click on “Continue” button.
Key in your personal details and create your account name and password. Click on “Create Your Account” button after completed. Finally you should redirect a page and see “You have successfully created your account” message, now you have a free edu email address.
Click on “Your Portfolio” option located at top right corner and navigate to “Send and Receive Messages”. Here you can compose, read and receive your messages.
Try to send out a test email to this .edu email account to verify if its actually works.