Site Licenses - Gurobi Optimizer

Last Updated: 02/03/2020


Gurobi Optimizer is a commercial optimization solver for linear programming (LP), quadratic programming (QP), as well as mixed-integer and quadratically-constrained variations. Gurobi Optimizer supports multiple programming languages. Gurobi is available for Macs, Windows, and Linux computers.


Gurobi is a site license with no fee to faculty, staff, and students at CU Boulder.

Who can get it

The software is available to all departments, faculty, staff and students on the Boulder campus, including personal computers. However, it does require a license from the campus license server available only to computers on the Boulder campus network, including those connected by VPN.

How to get it

Visit CU Services for Gurobi installation and licensing instructions. The licensing process requires that your computer be connected to the campus network, either directly or using VPN.

Training and Resources

Download instructions and user manuals from the Gurobi documentation site, and visit the Gurobi software FAQs for additional help.