Microsoft Visio

Type of software:

  • Drawing

Operating system:

  • Windows

Available to:

  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students


  • Discounted

Visio is a diagram creation application enabling the design and presentation of flow charts, organizational charts, timelines, mapping, and more.


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How to get software:


Microsoft Visio is available for use in selected student computer labs (see list below).

(STEM Departments Only) MS Visio is available for free though the Academic Alliance program (also known as DreamSpark Premium). Qualifying students receive their login information for this website via Rebelmail a couple of weeks after the semester starts. Users who do not receive a login, but qualify for STEM can request for an account through the IT Help Desk. For more information, please go to


UNLV has a campus agreement with Microsoft so that any UNLV barcoded computer supported can get a copy of Windows OS and Microsoft Office installed on it for free. Licenses for titles outside of this agreement such as for Visio, Project, and Windows Server can be purchased through our SHI site at a discounted price. The current cost for Microsoft Visio are:

  • (1) institutional license of MS Visio Professional = $53.67
  • (1) institutional license of MS Visio Standard = $27.74

To request a quote, please contact the IT Help Desk.

Support & Training:

Supported by:

  • IT Help Desk
  • Student Help Desk

Type of support provided:

  • Help with use
  • Installation
  • Training
  • Purchasing Assistance

Training options:

OIT currently does not provide any training for Microsoft Visio. For additional assistance or tutorials, refer to the software's help documentation or visit

Required account:

Available in these computer labs: