Sign up for Apple School Manager
Sign your organization up for Apple School Manager by creating an initial user account with the role of Administrator and entering some information about your organization.
Sign up your organization
If you’re not already at the website, go to https://school.apple.com/.
Select “Sign up now.”
Enter and review the following organization information:
Your country or region
Your organization’s legal name
Address information, city, and zip code
Important: This domain is used to prepopulate Managed Apple IDs. However, if your organization’s website URL is different from your organization registered domain name, you can change it to your organization registered domain name before you create and assign Managed Apple IDs to other users of Apple School Manager. If your organization doesn’t have a website, Apple School Manager uses your provided organization name to prepopulate Managed Apple IDs.
Organization type (K–12 or higher education)
Time zone and language
Enter and review your information:
First and last name of the individual enrolling on behalf of the organization
Note: This must be a legal, human name. First and last names such as “IT Coordinator” or “Apple Deployment” will be returned to you to correct the information.
A work email address that isn’t associated with an App Store or iCloud account, and that hasn’t been used as an Apple ID for any other Apple service or website
Enter and review the verification contact information.
Examples include your superintendent, principal, or treasurer. Apple contacts your verification contact to confirm your enrollment.
Work email address
Select Continue, review the information carefully, then select Submit.
Check your email for a message from Apple School Manager with the subject line, “Your enrollment is in review.”
During the review process, your verification contact is contacted by phone and asked to confirm information about you and your organization before your enrollment is approved. Make sure that any filters allow mail from all apple.com domains. Return any missed phone calls quickly so the enrollment process can proceed smoothly.
Confirm enrollment and grant administrator access
After Apple speaks with your verification contact and confirms your information, that contact receives a mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Thank you for verifying your organization.” The contact can then complete the following task.
Open the mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Thank you for verifying your organization.”
Review the message and do one of the following:
Select the “Confirm [name of person]” button to let that person be an administrator of Apple School Manager.
This is the name of the person who initially enrolled in Apple School Manager.
If you don’t want this person to be an administrator, select the “choose someone else” link, enter another person’s information, then select Submit.
Your verification contact must also check the box indicating that you approve this person to accept responsibility for signing the Apple School Manager terms and conditions on behalf of your organization.
After this task is complete, the person who was selected to be the administrator receives a mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Enrollment Complete.”
Complete the enrollment process
After your verification contact approves you, you receive a mail message letting you know your enrollment is approved. You can then create your own Managed Apple ID and approve all the terms and conditions.
Open the mail message from Apple School Manager with the subject line “Enrollment Complete.”
Select the “Get Started” button in the message to open Safari or your default browser. To view a list of supported browsers, see Program requirements.
Enter an email address for you to use as your Managed Apple ID.
Important: This can be your work email address if you haven’t used it as an Apple ID before with an App Store or iCloud account, or any other Apple services or websites. This email address becomes your administrator Managed Apple ID.
Enter a secure password, then confirm it.
Confirm your name, then enter your date of birth.
Enter your SMS-enabled cell phone number, then select how you would like to obtain secondary verification.
Note: You’ll be required to verify both your email address and your phone number.
Select the link in the mail message you received to verify your email address.
Enter the SMS verification code you received on your phone, then select Verify.
Accept the terms and conditions. You must accept all terms and conditions in order to proceed.
Immediately create at least one additional user that has the role of Administrator. See Add administrators.