Multisim is an industry-standard, best-in-class SPICE simulation environment. It was designed to build expertise through practical application in designing, prototyping, and testing electrical circuits. The Multisim design approach helps you save prototype iterations and optimize printed circuit board (PCB) designs earlier in the process.

Platforms: Windows, Mac, Linux

Vendor Information: National Instruments


Circuit Design Suite (Includes Multisim and Ultiboard)

All users of Northeastern University-owned/-managed/-licensed computers, networks, systems and software, are responsible for being familiar with and adhering to the Appropriate Use Policy (AUP).



Northeastern-managed computers

All ITS-managed lab and Faculty/Staff Northeastern-managed Windows computers can access it via All Programs > Department Applications > Engineering.

Unmanaged Northeastern computers

Available for local installation that will be provided directly by the ITS Service Desk. Submit a Locally Installed Software request through the ServiceNow portal (sign-in may be required).


For technical support (including installation and activation help) call National Instruments Technical Support: 866-275-6964 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET.


Need ITS Help?

Visit the “Get Help” page to find out when, where, and how you can attain support for all of your technology-related needs.


Learn Multisim interactively, at your own pace, with NI’s Self-Paced Online Training courses.

Complimentary training is available to all Faculty and Students under the university’s National Instruments Campus-wide License Agreement. Get started here after logging into your profile with your Northeastern University email address.