Accessing Your QuickBooks Online Trial

High school & middle school students: Skip Part 1. Your teacher will give you a link with your registration voucher code. When you have the link, go to Part 2.

Note! Labyrinth cannot provide tech support for QuickBooks trial software.

Your trial software is available via Intuit using SheerID. Most students are instantly verified after completing the steps as outlined. If you aren't, or if your school is added as a custom school, you will go through a second-level verification process that can take about 20 minutes.

Part 1: Get Your License Number from Intuit

  1. Go to https://intuit.me/labyrinth-online.
  2. Use this link. Don't go to the Intuit Education main page!

  3. Fill in the form entirely. This illustration is a guide; enter your own information.

    Personal Information form

  4. Click Verify and Continue.
  5. You will either receive a verification message:

    Verified notification

    Or you'll be asked to provide additional information.


  6. Follow the step for your situation:
  7. Didn't get an email? Check your spam folder for an email from verify@sheerid.com.


    Second-Level Verification

  8. Download or scan one of the required forms of verification to your computer.
  9. Acceptable documents include a class schedule, transcript, tuition receipt, or any official document that shows your full name, school name, and a date within the last three months.

    IMPORTANT! The documentation must be clear (not fuzzy). It should show your full name and match the name used on the verification form in step 1. Black out or otherwise disguise any confidential information!
  10. Click Choose File, navigate to and select the file, and click Open.
  11. Choose File

  12. Click Submit for Review.
  13. If your submission meets the requirements, you'll be taken to the next screen to set up your account (step 8). If not, you'll need to contact SheerID.

  14. Click the "Click this link to sign up" (or similar) link.
  15. Successful upload

Part 2: Set Up Your Account

High school & middle school students: Click the link your teacher provided and proceed with step 1 below.


  1. Fill in the form completely, and note that you'll need your voucher/registration code. Advance to the next screen as prompted.

    Create Your Account screen

    When you click in the Password field, a list of password requirements will pop up.
    Write down your password!

  2. Complete the fields in the "No two businesses are alike" window and click Next.
  3. No two businesses are alike

    The QBO user interface is updated frequently. Some of the names and features indicated here may be different on the screen you see now. Follow the prompts.

  4. In the next window, click the boxes for Send and track invoices, Organize your expenses, and Track your bills, and then click All Set.

    What Would You Like to Do in QuickBooks screen

    Warning! After setup, you change all information EXCEPT industry type. QBO uses that information to create default settings and the Chart of Accounts.

  5. Choose the Accountant role and click All set.

    what's your role at your business screen

    Congratulations! You're all set. You may receive one or more emails from Intuit, welcoming you to QuickBooks Online and providing more information.


    *To access QuickBooks Online later, go to https://qbo.intuit.com (or download the app to your computer or mobile device).*

Trial Software Support

Labyrinth cannot provide technical support for QuickBooks trial software.

  1. Issues obtaining a trial license: Contact SheerID
  2. Installation or registration issues: Contact education@intuit.com
  3. Intuit Education live chat support (M-F 6am-6pm PST)

For additional software support, visit the QuickBooks support website.

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