Individual Licenses

Power BI Pro

Vendor Microsoft

This product is included in our license for Microsoft Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES).

Through our Microsoft EES Agreement, Clemson is entitled to the following:

  • Core Server Products
    • Windows Server
    • SharePoint Server
    • Exchange Server
    • System Center Configuration Manager Server
    • Lync Server
    • Skype for Business
  • Windows Desktop OS (Professional, Ultimate, Enterprise, Education editions)
  • Windows Enterprise upgrade (i.e. computers running specific OEM OS including Macs running Boot Camp)
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus
  • Office for Mac
  • Office 365 (including Exchange Online for alumni)
  • Microsoft Core CAL Suite
    • Windows Server CAL
    • SharePoint Server Standard CAL
    • Exchange Server Standard CAL
    • System Center Configuration Manager Client Management License
    • Lync Server Standard CAL

Current full-time employees at Clemson may install the available software on personally owned machines if the use meets the criteria set down in the "Work at Home" option in our license agreement with Microsoft. Physical media (DVDs) can be purchased from the Computer Store by completing the Work at Home agreement.

Not included by default:

  • Project (Standard or Pro)
  • Visio (Standard or Pro)
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Remote Server/Terminal Services
  • Microsoft Enterprise CAL Suite
  • Power BI

Students and teaching faculty can use Azure Dev Tools for Teaching to access this software. Please go to this website ( for access. Note that software downloaded via Azure is NOT included in your Office 365 login and is licensed individually. If you need the above software in Office 365 (for those such as staff), see the below note:


Note for those that need the above software in 365:

If you wish to purchase a Visio, Project, Power BI, etc. license that works with Office 365, you can go to the CCIT Support Center Marketplace and purchase a one year subscription here:

After purchase, a ticket will automatically be made in our ticketing system and sent to the necessary team to add it to your Clemson account. You can then download the software from the Office 365 portal ( by signing in with your Clemson credentials.


Office 365 Email Details

We are currently supporting Office 365. This includes Office for iPad and Android and Office Online. Faculty and staff Exchange mail is also supported. There is no plan at the moment to move students to Office 365 for email. They will continue to use Gmail and may have the option in the future to use Office 365.

License Information

This product is generally distributed as a standalone site license. This means any Clemson user may use this software.

Versions of this software are available on: Windows, Mac OS. You may have to check with the vendor about the availability of other versions.

Purchasing Power BI Pro

Those not included in our campus license or who want a physical copy of the install media can purchase Microsoft Office for PC or Mac or the Windows operating system at the campus Computer Store.

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

Install Media - How to Access Power BI Pro

Installing On Windows

  • Option 1: All users can open Windows Explorer (My Computer) and copy \\\software\Microsoft Site-Licensed into the address bar. If prompted for a username and password, try "campus\username" (no quotes; note the backslash), where username is your Clemson University username. Use your Clemson password. Once connected, check the Documentation folder for additional installation information, like license server names and port numbers. Note: If you are off campus, you will have to be logged into VPN before you will be able to connect to the Software Repository.

Installing On Mac OS

  • Option 1: Download and run the Mac Software Installer here (click the "Mac Software" button on the left-hand side of the page). Power BI Pro will be in the list of available software in the installer.
  • Option 2: Use an SMB mount by clicking on Finder → Go → Connect to Server... and copying smb:// Site-Licensed into the Server Address field. If prompted for a username and password, use your Clemson University username and password.
    Check the Documentation folder for additional installation information.

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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