LucidChart (Flow charts, diagrams)




Diagramming solution useful to easily create flowcharts, organization charts, simple floor plans, mind maps, Venn diagrams, and more.  It is a user friendly, web-based diagramming tool focusing on the ease of drawing and manipulating a wide variety of charts and drawings. LucidChart also integrates seamlessly with Google Drive, Google Docs, and Microsoft Visio.  LucidChart is free for faculty and staff!


How to access LucidChart

Use to sign up for an account.

After clicking "sign up" look for the "log in with google" button to use your apu email and password

How to Learn More about LucidChart

Best Practices

These features may not be available to the free version any longer.

  • For ease of access, link LucidChart to Google Drive and then create new charts from Google Drive instead of LucidChart web page.
  • Automated backup/restore to Google Drive is available.  Please follow these instructions.
    • Select "Account" on the LucidChart home screen
    • Click "Backup/Restore"
    • Select options

Service Notes

Since this tool is web-based, an Internet connection is required in most cases, however, a Google Chrome browser app is available for offline use of LucidChart.


APU can remove access to this tool at any time without prior notice if IMT determines that the continued use of LucidChart poses a significant risk to the safety and privacy of university and student data.

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