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Wolfram|Alpha Pro is licensed for use by MIT faculty, staff, and students.
Note: Lincoln Laboratory and Whitehead Institute staff are not covered by MIT's license.

How to Obtain


alert icon   Important: Licenses must be renewed every year after June 30.

Note: License distribution is done by Wolfram.


Create a Wolfram account (if you don't already have one):

  1. Go to the Wolfram User Portal and click Create Account.
  2. Fill out form using your @mit.edu email, and click Create Wolfram ID
  3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID.

Students, faculty, and staff: Request or renew access from vendor (MIT certificate required)

  1. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram Alpha Pro account.
  2. Go to http://www.wolframalpha.com and sign in using your @mit.edu email.
    Note: If you were already using Wolfram Alpha previously, sign out and back in to activate the Pro functionality.


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About this Version 

Wolfram|Alpha Pro emphasizes closer interaction between the user and the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine.

  • Upload virtually any common kind of file or data for automatic analysis.
  • More than 60 formats are currently supported.
  • Other features