Autodesk Revit

This software is available to

  • Students in certain majors and courses
  • Faculty in certain majors and courses

Download and Install

  1. Download Autodesk Revit 2016 from Online Software Distribution.
  2. Run the file you downloaded to begin the install.
  3. Click Next as required to move through the installer, accepting the default options.
  4. Wait for the installer to finish.
  5. You will be prompted to restart your computer.
  6. The first time you launch Autodesk Revit 2016 you may be prompted with the FlexNet License Finder. If so, continue these steps
    1. Select "Specify the License Server System" and click "Next >"
    2. In the blank field, type "local-lm01" without quotation marks and click "Next >"
    3. You should be prompted that FlexNet license finder has completed. Click "Finish".


On Campus: This software automatically obtains a license while connected to the campus network via eduroam or wired connection.

Off Campus: You must borrow a temporary license while connected to the campus network via eduroam or wired connection in order to use this software when off campus.

  1. Select the drop down menu next to the "?" icon in the menu bar and select About Autodesk Revit 2016.
  2. Click the Manage License button.
  3. Click the Borrow button.
  4. Choose how long you would like to borrow a license within the range provided and click the Borrow License button.
  5. You will be prompted to confirm the license was successfully borrowed. Remember after the date you chose, this software must be re-licensed while connected on campus.