Oracle Academy

Oracle Academy offers expertly developed learning resources and world-class industry technologies for individual students and educators, and comprehensive computer science academic curriculum and learning resources for educational institutions.

USC Viterbi School of Engineering is now a participant in Oracle Academy.
Through Oracle Academy, eligible USC students, faculty, and staff receive access to Oracle learning resources and software products at no cost (subject to the terms of the program) as well as discounts for many Oracle offerings.

These discounts include:

50% discount on all Oracle Press books and ebooks

50% discount on thousands of Oracle University training courses

50% discount on select Oracle Certification Practice Exams

25% discount on select Oracle Certification Exams

Students may order discounted Oracle Press books at the Oracle Press website:

Faculty and technical staff may attend the training courses by calling Oracle University to register. Be sure to identify yourself as an Oracle Academy member to receive your discount.

Setting up your Oracle Academy individual membership:

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  1. Go to Oracle Academy > select Membership > Join Oracle Academy
  2. Click on the Individual members join here button
  3. Create an account
  4. Register for individual membership
  5. Search for University of Southern California and select it in the search results
  6. Complete the contact information form
  7. Review and accept the Membership Agreement
  8. Submit your registration

What technical support is available?

The Viterbi School does not provide technical support for products obtained through the Oracle Academy. The Viterbi School does not troubleshoot nor support problems with software installations, errors while using the software, or development with the software. Software obtained through Oracle Academy is provided as is.

Terms and Conditions for Use

You may not give copies of downloaded software to anyone else. Other qualifying students must obtain software through their individual Oracle Academy membership.

In order to install certain components of the Product, you may need a Oracle Product Key (“Product Key”). The Product Key will be assigned solely to install or access the authorized software. You may not disclose the Product Key information to anyone else.

You may use the software for instructional or non-commercial research purposes only. You may not use the Program software for any for-profit software development.

Please carefully review Oracle Academy Individual Membership Agreement:

Published on November 15th, 2017

Last updated on August 1st, 2023