Tableau is a visual analytics platform transforming the way we use data to solve problems—empowering people and organizations to make the most of their data.

Tableau offers a free one-year license for teaching and non-commercial academic research.

 You will need to register with Tableau by using your campus email address (, but do NOT use your campus password when creating your account.  Please create a new password upon signing up.

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Tableau products are provided directly through Tableau and are not licensed  through CSUF.  All licensing and support is managed by Tableau.

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Active instructors or academic researchers are eligible to get a free one-year license.

The licenses provided through Tableau’s Academic Programs shall be used only for Instructional Use or Noncommercial Academic Research.


No previous software is required.