DU Software - Microsoft Visio

What is Visio?

Microsoft Visio is a diagramming, flowchart, and vector graphics application.  Microsoft Visio is only available on Microsoft Windows operating systems. 

Cost and Eligibility:

Microsoft Visio is licensed on an individual basis at DU.  IT makes Microsoft Visio available for faculty and staff if a business case requires the creation of Visio documents. If you need Microsoft Visio on your DU owned Windows computer, please submit a ticket or call the IT Help Center at (303) 871-4700.


Microsoft Visio can be installed quickly on DU-owned computers.  If you are unable to follow the instructions below or have questions please submit a ticket or call the IT Help Center at (303) 871-4700.

Windows - Office365

If you are working on a DU-Owned Windows computer and need the use of Visio, please go to office365.du.edu and sign in with your DU Email account. Once you are here, please click the install office drop-down at the top right, and select other install options. On the next page click view apps & devices, if you have a Visio license for your account, the option to download Visio should be available there, if it is not, please submit a ticket or call the IT Help Center at (303) 871-4700. Requests for this software must be provided by a benefited staff or faculty member.

macOS - Self Service

Not available. 

Lab Availability

Only available in restricted labs.  If your course work requires Microsoft Visio your professor can direct you to the appropriate resources. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I install MS Visio?

Note: Visio is only available for Windows operating systems.

-First request the license access from Support

-To download the latest version of Visio, head over to Office365.du.edu, click Install Office (top-right of screen), and select Other Install options from the dropdown. From there, click View Apps & Devices in the Office Apps & Devices box.

I don't need Microsoft Visio anymore, what should I do?

If you no longer need Microsoft Visio, please uninstall it from your computer. You can do this by uninstalling Microsoft Visio from the Control Panel as you would with any other program.