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Tableau Desktop helps you analyze data and get quick answers to questions through visualizations, interactive dashboards, and data tables. Connect directly to the Data Warehouse, Excel spreadsheets, and other data sources.

Free downloads for Tableau Reader are available for users that need only to view and interact with Tableau Desktop visualizations.

How to Obtain


A limited number of Tableau Desktop Professional Edition licenses have been purchased by MIT.

Tableau Desktop for Administrative Use is licensed for administrative use by current MIT faculty and staff on MIT-owned equipment. 

Request a Tableau Desktop license

Note: Academic use: Free Tableau Desktop license
This license does not cover use by either Lincoln Laboratory or the Whitehead Institute.


(MIT certificate required)

Tableau Desktop 2021.1.5 (to match IS&T's server)

Go to tableau.mit.edu to view Tableau workbooks.