Site Licenses - LabVIEW

Last Updated: 09/04/2018


LabVIEW is a software product from National Instruments,used to interface with input signals from instrumentation, to record and display and analyze signal data, and design and build measurement/control systems.


2018-2019 fee schedule:

Unlimited departmental licenses are available for all computers of (Boulder) Engineering departments, JILA, LASP, and CIRES. For computers in other departments, LabVIEW licenses for the September 2018 - August 2019 license period are available on an individual basis for a $150 fee.

Who can get it

LabVIEW licensing is available for all university-owned computers (CU Boulder only). Educators and researchers may also install software on their PCs for curriculum preparation and research purposes. Contact Site Licensing for more information or for installation media.

How to get it

  • The LabVIEW software installer may be downloaded from the National Instruments website. Local media can borrowed from the Site Licensing office if necessary.
  • Boulder faculty/staff may order a LabVIEW license (or request the media) by email to Include the speedtype to which the license may be charged.
  • Boulder students; a LabVIEW Student Edition license is available without fee; use your IdentiKey to get details from the cuservices server.

Training and Resources

NI (National Instruments) provides free online training courses. Create a new NI User Profile, using your email address, at NI also provides online tutorial videos for quick instruction by example.