Individual Licenses

Civil 3D Project Explorer

Vendor Autodesk

This product is included in our license for Autodesk Education.

Clemson University has access to Autodesk software free through the Autodesk Education program. This replaces the Autodesk software suites that were previously used. Under this license, students and faculty can gain free access to a large variety of Autodesk software.

There are two ways to license the software: using the Clemson network license or downloading the software yourself from the Autodesk website using a standalone license.

Software that is currently under Clemson's network license: 

  • 3DS Max                             2019 - 2023
  • Arnold                                 2018, 2020
  • AutoCAD                             2019 - 2023
  • AutoCAD Architecture          2019 - 2023
  • AutoCAD Electrical               2019 - 2023
  • AutoCAD for Mac                 2019 - 2023
  • AutoCAD Map 3D                2019 - 2022
  • AutoCAD Mechanical            2019 - 2022
  • AutoCAD Raster Design                  2022
  • Autodesk CFD Ultimate                  2022
  • Civil 3D                              2019 - 2022
  • Civil 3D Grading Optimization         2022
  • Civil 3D Project Explorer                 2022
  • Fusion 360                                       All
  • Inventor HSM Ultimate         2019 - 2022
  • Inventor Professional            2018, 2022
  • Maya                                  2019 - 2023
  • Mudbox                              2018 - 2022*
  • Navisworks Manage             2019 - 2023
  • Navisworks Simulate           2019 - 2022
  • Netfabb Premium                2020 - 2023
  • ReCap Pro                          2020 - 2022
  • Revit                                  2019 - 2023
  • Vault Professional Client      2019 - 2022
  • Vault Professional Server     2019 - 2022

Note that versions other than those listed may be supported in some cases.

*excluding version 2021

Fusion 360 is licensed in a different way than the others, more details and downloads here:

If there is any software or version that is not listed here that you would like added to Clemson's network license, send an email to

If you do not wish to use Clemson's network license and wish to obtain the software yourself using a standalone license, you can also download it for free here.

Please note that the following software, which was previously available under Autodesk suites, is only available under the standalone licenses:


Also please note that the following software which was previously available under Autodesk suites which is now no longer available or supported in any fashion:

  • Showcase (can substitute Rendering in A360, 3DS Max, VRED Design, Revit Live, Inventor)
  • Autodesk Remote
  • Mockup 360 (replaced by A360 Viewer)
  • 3DS Max Interactive (included in 3DS Max)
  • Softimage (can substitute 3DS Max or Maya)
  • AutoCAD Utility Design (another company will be responsible for any future development)


Per Autodesk's website: "Today’s challenges will be solved by tomorrow’s designers. That’s why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free* access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources.

With millions of professional users, Autodesk is a worldwide leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software for manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment.

*Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions of the software license agreement or terms of service that accompany such software or cloud-based services. Software and cloud-based services provided without charge to Education Community members may be used solely for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research or development and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes."

License Information

This product is generally distributed as a floating network license. This means there may be a limited number of seats of this software available and that users must connect to an on-campus license server to use the software.

Other Restrictions

This software "may be used solely for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research or development and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes." (Per Autodesk's website).

License server:   Port: 27000

If you cannot enter license server name and port separately in the application, you may need to enter them in the format: port@server.

Purchasing Civil 3D Project Explorer

Licenses for this software are available without purchase if you meet any license restrictions.

Install Media - How to Access Civil 3D Project Explorer

Install media for this title should be obtained from the vendor's website.

Getting Help

If you have any additional questions about the availability, cost, or install procedures for this software, you can either visit the CCIT Support Center on the 2nd floor of Cooper Library or send an email to

Faculty and staff can also contact their local IT support for help.

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