How do I get Wolfram Mathematica for my University or Personally Owned Computer?

Tags Software


Wolfram Mathematica is available to faculty, staff, and active students for academic teaching and learning or academic, non-commercial research use only.


Requesting Mathematica License

1. Go to

2. Enter your email address and click "Get Mathematica"

If you have never created a WolframID, you will be prompted to create an account.

3. Complete the form.  If you are installing Mathematica on multiple machines, you will need to complete this and to obtain an Activation Key for each machine.

Licensing information will be emailed to your account.  You can also find it by signing into

4. You will be able to download Mathematica by clicking on the "continue to the Product Summary Page" after your activation key has been created.  A link to download the software will also be included in the licensing email from Wolfram.  

Licenses are co-termed and expire in August of each year.  

Faculty licenses are set to auto-renew by default.


Still need help?  Click the 'Purdue IT Request' button to start a ticket.

Purdue IT Request Print Article


Article ID: 57
Mon 3/27/23 11:00 AM
Mon 3/27/23 11:03 AM

Related Services / Offerings (2)

Computers run on software and we have what you need.
Software Request