Thank you for your interest in the Tableau for the Teaching program. Below is a website (landing page link) for your upcoming class. Each student should go to the landing page to download Tableau Desktop and Prep, then enter the product key noted below to activate each application. This key will allow your entire class to activate Tableau Desktop and Prep for the duration of the course.

Please forward these instructions to your students:
Business Intelligence

  1. Download Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep here
  3. Select each product download link to get started. When prompted, enter your school email address for Business E-mail and enter the name of your school for Organization.
  4. Activate with your product key:  TCGB-6544-6070-F977-4C2A 

Are your students new to Tableau? Share our free Data Analytics for University Students guide to help them get started.

Students can continue using Tableau after the class is over by individually requesting their own one-year license through the Tableau for Students program.

Need additional help? Check out the FAQs.


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Tableau for Teaching – Student License

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Download and Install Tableau for teaching, as described above. Verify successful installation by attaching ONLY the screenshots to display your completion of the software installation (1 screenshot).

Save your assignment as a Microsoft Word document. (Mac users, please remember to append the “.docx” extension to the filename.) The name of the file should be your first initial and last name, followed by an underscore and the name of the assignment, and an underscore and the date.

An example is shown below:


Also, please summarize in a short paragraph how the installation went for you. What problems, if any, did you have, and how were they solved? What things went right for you during the installation?