How to get Mathematica


Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs


Mathematica can also be installed on:

  • Faculty and staff personally owned machines

    Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram.

  • Student personally owned machines

    Follow the directions below to download from the Wolfram User Portal.

    1. Create an account (New users only):
      1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click “Create Account”
      2. Fill out form using a @central.edu email, and click “Create Wolfram ID”
      3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
    2. Request the download and key:
      1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
      2. Click the “Product Summary page” link to access your license
      3. Click “Get Downloads” and select “Download” next to your platform
      4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt

The Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center is a definitive guide with pages explaining every function and subject area covered by the Wolfram Language.  It is accessible within Mathematica and also contains “How tos,” tutorials, and over 100,000 examples. When accessed in Mathematica on the desktop, these examples are completely interactive and can be modified to suit your needs.  The Documentation Center can be accessed in Mathematica on the desktop by selecting “Wolfram Documentation” from the Help menu.  Or, to utilize the online Documentation Center, visit http://url.wolfram.com/5kIOems/.