How to get, install, and run Minecraft Education Edition?

Instructions for downloading and running Minecraft Education Edition.

Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) is a collaborative and versatile platform that educators can use across subjects to encourage 21st-century skills. We are thrilled that you are interested in teaching, learning, and innovating with Minecraft!

1.  Go to
2. At the bottom of the screen, click on the appropriate version for the platform that you're running (i.e. Windows Desktop)
example minecraft screen

3.  If you download the version mentioned above, please save and run the installer to begin installation.

save file confirmation

4.  Click "Next"
minecraft select language

5.  Click "Next".

minecraft setup wizard

6. Click "Next".

user agreement screen

7.  Choose the location to install the program and click "Next".

select installation folder

8.  Click "Next".

configure shortcuts

9.  Click "Install".

ready to install screen

10.  Enter your UIC email address and click "Next".

microsoft sign in screen

11.  You should be taken to the UIC sign-in page.  Enter your NetID and Technology Solutions common password on the appropriate lines and click "Sign In".

U I C sign in screen

12. View and accept the EULA.

license accept screen

13.  Click "OK".

welcome screen


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