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Tableau Enterprise Server is offered as a paid consortium service for departments. 

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Free Education License

Tableau offers free education license products for students and instructors. Submit your request: 

Creator Desktop License

Discounted Creator license subscription available for UC system. Submit your request to UC's Account Executive at Salesforce Meghan Roberts:

Enterprise Server

Free Trial Offer (14 days)

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Accessibility Information

Tableau is not recommended for creating visualizations on a public facing web site. The Tableau tool is best used on a researcher's own workstation. The visualizations rendered by Tableau do not meet the UC electronic accessibility policy and are not usable by people with certain disabilities. 

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  • Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep is available for students and instructors for free. Licenses can be requested online and you will be sent an email with a product key that is valid for one year. You may reapply for a new key once it expires every year you are a student or instructor.
  • Creator Desktop Licenses (currently $504 annually) are available for purchase through UC's Account Executive at Salesforce, Meghan Roberts
  • Enterprise Server Licenses are available for purchase through the EDW team. 

Tableau is business intelligence software used for data analysis, providing visual tools to help you see and understand your data. Use drag and drop tools to visualize and create interactive dashboards that can then be shared with Tableau Public. Visual analytics are at the core of the Tableau experience. These tools allow you to spot trends to answer your own questions.

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The free version of Tableau is available as self-service, and is not supported by UC Berkeley IT staff. Support for Tableau Enterprise Server is available through the EDW Team.