Mathematica provides a single integrated, continually expanding system that covers the breadth and depth of technical computing—and with Mathematica Online, it is seamlessly available in the cloud through any web browser, as well as natively on all modern desktop systems.
How to Obtain
Mathematica is licensed for use by MIT students, faculty, and staff on MIT-owned and personal machines.
Note: Lincoln Lab and the Whitehead Institute employees are not covered by MIT's license.
Download (MIT certificate required)
Use your mit.edu email address to request a current activation key from the Wolfram website via the link below.
- Students: Mathematica license and downloads
- Faculty and staff:
- Athena access to Mathematica
- After contacting Wolfram for a license, you will receive an email from Wolfram on how to obtain and activate the software.
- Faculty and staff: Install Mathematica to run off the Central (Athena) license server.
- Mathematica Online
- Wolfram Community documentation center for Mathematica
- Wolfram's Notebook Archive: Open repository for sharing and accessing Wolfram Notebook projects. It provides a permanent, central location for browsing and downloading notebooks, interacting with content through the Wolfram Cloud, and hosting your own project materials.
- Contact Wolfram Support for all technical questions
Note: Mathematica 11.3 for Linux no longer supports 32-bit Linux but is compatible with most 64-bit Linux distributions. Mathematica users at your site who are running a 32-bit version of Linux can continue to use Mathematica 11.2. The installer for Mathematica 11.2 will remain in the Wolfram User Portal.
Complete list of supported Linux distributions and system requirements