Name: Microsoft Office 365 Visio Lite
OS Supported: Windows, Mac
Available to: Faculty, Staff and Students

The Office Visio-Lite application is a lightweight version of the Visio web app in Microsoft 365 to bring visual diagramming and collaboration to all teams—both of which are especially important in this hybrid work environment. But the best part? It’ll be available, at no additional cost, for all commercial and education license subscribers.

This lightweight version of the web app will offer core Visio functionalities and allow business users to create, edit, and share professional diagrams. Please see link below for more information on this lightweight version:

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Available at no cost through the MS Office 365 Applications.

How to get: To access this lightweight version of the Microsoft Visio software, please see instructions below:

  1. Login to the Office 365 Application at with your full Carleton email address (example:  firstnamelastname@cunet.carleton or
  2. you will be prompted to enter your MC1 credentials.
  3. From the left menu, scroll down and select the ‘APPS’ option
  4. Select the ‘Visio’ app.

If assistance is required to access this application, please contact the ITS Service Desk to submit a request.

Support: Provided by Microsoft