Once you have signed up for GitHub, go to GitHub for Education Student Signup Page and fill out the form to get the GitHub Student Developer Pack.
This will upgrade your GitHub account to allow unlimited private repositories. You will need private repositories in order to submit your class assignments during the semester, so be sure to sign up for this benefit immediately.
Due by the time and date indicated on the Schedule page. You don’t have to send me an email or anything, but if you forget to do this, you will be in trouble later in the semester.