Database Design Instructor The database design system is available free to instructors who use it in their classes. You must provide some means to verify your status as an instructor. For many, the easiest method is to send the URL of the university's official website listing you as an instructor. Or you can provide the e-mail address of the department chair or other university official who can verify your status. Verification is important because instructors have more permissions in the system than students do. To apply, send a message with the following data: If possible, send this message using your official university mail system. E-mail to [email protected]