Microsoft Power BI

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Microsoft Power BI is a suite of business analytics tools used to analyze data and share insights. Power BI dashboards provide a 360-degree view for business users with their most important metrics in one place, updated in real time. Microsoft Power BI allows users to model and visualize data to better understand business processes.

Cost

Microsoft Power BI Pro is available to faculty and staff at no charge. View the "obtaining software" section below for information on student access.

Eligibility

Departments Faculty Staff

Faculty & Staff

Power BI Pro is available at no charge for current UA faculty and staff. Contact the IT Service Desk to request access.

Student Employees

Student assistants (employees) are eligible to use Power BI Pro for an additional fee of $23 per user per year. A departmental representative may request access on behalf of students by contacting the IT Service Desk. This license can be reassigned by request.

Students

Students can request access to Power BI (free version) by contacting the IT Service Desk. Once access has been given, visit the Microsoft Power BI website to download the desktop version. Power BI Pro is not available to students at this time.

Eligibility and Cost

Microsoft Power BI Pro is available to faculty and staff at no charge. Student assistants are eligible to use Power BI Pro for an additional fee. Current UA students are eligible to use a free version of Power BI upon request.

Licensing Information

This software can be used on a personal or University machine.