University of Delaware students, faculty, and staff can download software licensed for their use from UDeploy.

Gaussian 16 for Faculty/Staff


  • The University of Delaware has a site license from Gaussian, Inc. to allow their software to be used for educational and research purposes only on machines owned by the University of Delaware.
  • Gaussian 16 Rev C.01 is the latest version of the Gaussian series of electronic structure programs, used by chemists, chemical engineers, biochemists, physicists and other scientists worldwide. Gaussian 16 provides a wide-ranging suite of the most advanced modeling capabilities available. Also included in our license is GaussView 6.1.1, the latest iteration of a graphical interface used with Gaussian.
  • Additional information on the software is available at


  • Requesters of the software agree to install Gaussian only on machines owned by the University by the department/college listed in the request.
  • Requesters agree to control access to the installation media, allowing installation only by University employees onto approved systems.
  • The creators of the software, Gaussian, Inc., actively pursue litigation against both individuals and institutions over software licensing violations.
  • Failure to follow these procedures is a violation of University Responsible Computing Policy and may result in severe penalties including, but not limited to, employment termination and/or criminal prosecution.  

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