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Mathematica Installation and Licensing

For University Owned Devices:

  • Mathematica can be installed on demand by using Software Center (Windows) or Self Service (MacOS)

  • University Owned devices use the Mathematica License Server and require an on campus network connection or VPN connection.

  • Mathematica Online can be accessed from any device by visiting and signing in with your university credentials

Mathematica & Mathematica Online for Personally Owned Devices:

Supported products

  • Mathematica -

  • Mathematica Online -


  • Faculty, staff, and students are eligible to use products on campus or personal machines

  • Agreement supports use of products in instruction and academic research

  • Licensing is renewed annually and is available only to active students, faculty, and staff

Request licensing (faculty, staff, student machines)

  • Enter your email at the following URL:

  • Click "Download" for local Mathematica installation

  • Each installation or subscription will prompt for your UNCA login

  • Fill out form multiple times for installations on multiple machines (one key per machine)

  • Licensing information will be emailed, or can be found at

Training and tutorials

  • Hands on Start to Mathematica on-demand video, and seminar with live Q&A

  • WolframU videos, organized by field or type of calculation

Additional FAQ's for troubleshooting, if necessary

  • How do I activate Wolfram products using SSO?

  • How do I troubleshoot SSO login or access issues?

  • How do I contact Wolfram with questions?

Mathematica for Emeritus Faculty

  • Emeritus faculty can be assigned a license to install Mathematica by contacting the ITS helpdesk,

  • ITS will work with Mathematica support to have a license delivered to an email address designated by the Emeritus Faculty member.

  • This process must be repeated yearly.

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