NVivo is a software package that helps with qualitative data analysis. Keep track of all data associated with your project, code your data, create models to help organize your research, run queries on your coded data, create charts and reports for sharing with others...

See what's new in latest Windows version:
[or see what's new in latest Mac version]



  • We are available for online consultations (individuals or groups) via e-mail, Zoom, Big Blue Button, etc.
  • Our services are for CU faculty, students and staff only.
  • Our Winter 2021 Workshop schedule will be posted by January 18, 2021.
  • QSR NVivo has gathered a number of resources to help you move your qualitative research online during the COVID-19 pandemic in their Remote Research Center
    Link to the NVivo Remote Research Center: discover how researchers are innovating, rethinking research, and teaching in a remote world


  • We now have the license key for the NEW version of NVivo released in Spring 2020 
  • To get the license key connect to this ITS page and then follow their link to the license form.
  • License key is free to CU students, faculty, and staff and is good for both Mac and Windows versions
  • Download the software [you'll need to set up a myNVivo Portal account to do this]
    IMPORTANT: after downloading the software and installing it, when it asks you to "Activate NVivo", you need to use the "enterprise key" link (smaller font, below the myNVivo link) to enter our license key
    location of link for "enterprise" activation of NVivo
  • Projects created using older versions of NVivo can be opened in the new version, see details
  • Any questions related to the license for NVivo itself (as opposed to how to use the software) should be directed to Carleton's ITS Service Desk


Content last reviewed: December 15, 2020