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Oracle Academy Membership Benefits

Oracle Academy membership offers educational institutions and educators free computing education resources for the classroom to help increase knowledge, skills development, innovation, and diversity in technology fields.

There are two types of Oracle Academy membership, with Institutional membership best suited for institutions and educators who wish to take full advantage of Oracle Academy curriculum and teaching resources for the classroom.

Institutional Membership

Oracle Academy Institutional membership1 is free and offers institutions and their educators access to world-class technology and software, expert curriculum, teaching and learning materials, professional development, Oracle professional certification resources, member recognition, and a wealth of classroom resources for their students. Educators are able to share with students many of these benefits, including study resources, Oracle certification learning materials, software licenses, Oracle Application Express (APEX) workspaces for hands-on practice, and much more. Membership is free.

Individual Membership

Individual membership offers limited benefits, including access to free learning and self-study resources. Oracle Academy membership is free for either type of membership — educators affiliated with educational institutions are encouraged to join as Institutional members to receive access to all member benefits.

Benefit Institutional Membership
Educators at member institutions join free to receive access to the following benefits. They are able to share with students some of these benefits, including access to software, discounts, practice workspaces, and more.
Individual Membership
Offers access to certain benefits, noted below. We encourage educators affiliated with an educational institution to join as Institutional members to access full benefits, including curriculum and answer keys.
Course curricula centered on object-oriented programming (Java), database, and emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and machine learning, big data, and more. Yes  
Access to the Oracle Academy Cloud Program, which provides access to the Oracle Cloud Free Tier for teaching and learning. Yes  
Workshops in a Box to introduce computing to students Yes Yes
Oracle Academy Education Bytes — modular learning resources that include hands-on labs, projects and challenges, and videos and presentations. Students can use many of these as self-directed learning. Only Institutional Members receive answer guides and lab solutions. Yes Yes
Without answer guides or lab solutions
Oracle Academy Application Express (APEX) workspaces for educators and students to work in the Oracle Database Cloud, plus technical support Yes  
Support for curriculum and membership Yes  
50% discounts on Oracle Press eBooks Yes  
Oracle software licenses for teaching and not-for-profit academic research use, plus technical support2,3 Yes  
Access to My Oracle Support, software updates, and patches for software licensed through Oracle Academy Yes  
Free professional development for educators Yes Yes
50% discount on Oracle University training for educators and staff only Yes  
25% discounts on Oracle Certification Exam vouchers and 50% discounts on select Oracle Certification Practice Exams Yes  
Access to NetSuite and NetSuite OneWorld accounts for teaching and not-for-profit academic research use4, and access to NetSuite SuiteAnswers and Help Center5 Yes  
NetSuite courses for self-study6, plus 25% discounts on NetSuite training Yes  
Eligibility to participate in Oracle Academy Advisory Groups Yes  
Listing in the Directory of Institutional Members Yes  
Eligibility to be featured in a Member Success or Spotlight story Yes  
Access to Member eBadge for use Yes  
Access to Oracle Academy logos for member use and pdf poster downloads for classroom Yes  

1Institutional members must complete a member survey within 12 months of their membership start date and then once a year while their membership is active. This survey is available on the navigation bar after a member has logged into their account.

2Active members are licensed through their Oracle Academy Institutional membership agreement for the products listed on the Software Page.

3Approved Institutional members are licensed for specific Oracle applications programs as specified in the email they receive from Oracle Academy confirming their approval for the applications program licenses.

4Approved Institutional member faculty may request licenses for up to 200 Oracle Cloud accounts at any given time under the terms of their Oracle Academy NetSuite Addendum or, if the member has not executed an Oracle Academy NetSuite Addendum, the terms listed below in the section entitled Oracle Academy NetSuite Supplemental Terms shall apply. Accounts are provisioned on a first-come, first-served basis, are available for 90 days following account creation, and cannot be renewed or extended. NetSuite approved faculty members may request NetSuite accounts for each academic term in which they are offering a course that will utilize NetSuite. At this time, NetSuite is available only to members located in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Ukraine, the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and the United States.

5SuiteAnswers and the NetSuite Help Center are accessible only through active NetSuite Cloud accounts.

6This benefit [NetSuite Suite Training] is available only to faculty and staff employed by an Oracle Academy Institutional member. Faculty associated with Institutional members approved for NetSuite use may access the following courses: NetSuite: Financial Management, Admin Fundamentals, eCommerce Fundamentals, SFA Fundamentals, Wholesale/Distribution: Fundamentals.

Oracle Academy no longer ships membership Welcome Kits.

The Oracle Academy benefits listed above are available to Oracle Academy members subject to the terms of the Oracle Academy Institutional Membership Agreement or Oracle Academy Individual Membership Agreement and any applicable addenda and/or amendments. Availability of benefits is subject to regional restrictions. In the event that this benefits table indicates that a benefit is to be made available at Oracle’s sole discretion, Oracle’s determination regarding the availability of such benefit is final.

Oracle reserves the right to correct errors or omissions in the Oracle Academy benefits table at any time and at Oracle's sole discretion without prior notice.


Subject to the terms and conditions of the Oracle Academy Institutional Membership Agreement and the Terms of Service (defined below), Oracle may provide Institutional members with NetSuite Demo Accounts. The member will make the Service (as defined in the Terms of Service) available to its students and educators employed or engaged by the member solely in connection with such students’ and educators’ completion of assignments and/or projects required as part of educational or academic curriculum and not for the members own operations or for any other commercial purpose.

The Institutional member acknowledges and agrees that it has read, understands and agrees to be bound by the Main Terms of Service (as may be updated from time to time) posted at (the “Terms of Service”); provided, however, that Sections 2.6 (Service Level), 2.8 (Security), 3 (Warranties), 5 (Limitations of Liability), and 6 (Indemnification) shall not apply and have no force or effect.

Oracle shall host the Service and may update the functionality, user interface, usability and other user documentation, training and educational information of, and relating to the Service from time to time at its sole discretion and in accordance with this Addendum as part of its ongoing mission to improve the Service and members’ use of the Service.

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