Activating Alteryx in CUApps

Students can apply for an educational license on the Alteryx website:

Log into CUApps, Click on Desktops, and Launch Alteryx Desktop

Alteryx Desktop

When the Desktop is up and running launch Alteryx from the Start Menu

Start Menu Alteryx

When Launching Alteryx Designer for the first time you will be prompted to provide your license key, enter the Clemson email address you used to register for the license and the license key which you should have received via email and click Activate.

(If you are not prompted, Click on Options , then Manage Licenses, then click Activate.)

Alteryx Registration 1

Click on Experience Alteryx.  The software is now activated.

Activation confirmation

If you want to use your license on another computer you must deactivate in CUApps first to do this, click on Options and select Manage Licenses .

Deactivate menu

Check the box next to your license key and click Deactivate License.

deactivate 2

At the confirmation prompt click OK.

You can now activate your license on another machine.

Deactivate 3


If you have more questions, call 864-656-3494 or email

Article ID: 1415
Created: May 14, 2020
Last Updated: June 8, 2022
Author: Matt Rector

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