Mathematica is the world's most powerful global computing environment. Ideal for use in engineering, mathematics, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, and a wide range of other fields, it makes possible a new level of automation in algorithmic computation, interactive manipulation, and dynamic presentation, as well as a whole new way of interacting with the world of data.

How to access Mathematica:

Extended Trial Offer - WVU Faculty who are interested in purchasing Mathematica, but would like to evaluate it first can request a 3-4 month evaluation code by contacting SLIC at

Employees can put Mathematica on WVU-Owned computers by completing the SLIC Online Software Order Form. Minimum of 5 licenses required for purchase. All licenses require an annual commitment through June 2018. Installation instructions will be provided with the SLIC certificate when the software arrives.

Employees can purchase Mathematica for their personal machines by visiting the Individual Licenses section of the Wolfram Higher Ed webpage.

Students have access to Mathematica in the Downtown Campus Library and Evansdale Library. Students can also purchase a Mathematica Student license for personally owned computers from the Wolfram website. Both Desktop and Online licenses are available. Pricing starts as low as $11 per month.

Training resources:

Mathematica provides the following training and tutorials:

Wolfram Programming Lab teaches you to code through fun and easy Explorations, accessible to students as early as middle school.

To get the most out of An Elementary Introduction to the Wolfram Language, sign up for a free Wolfram Programming Lab account and start learning the Wolfram Language today:

OS compatibility:

Microsoft Windows 32-bit 64-bit
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7
Click here for full system requirements for Windows.
Apple Mac 64-bit
macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)*
macOS 10.12 (Sierra)**
OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)***
Click here for full system requirements for Mac.
Linux 32-bit 64-bit
Ubuntu 7-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6-7
CentOS 6-7
Debian 7-8
openSUSE 12.1-13.2/Leab 42.1
Fedora 14-24
Click here for full system requirements for Linux.


License Type - Annual Subscription Cost
Individual seat - 5 license minimum, requires annual commitment through June 2018 $205 per computer per year, prorated quarterly
Network Seats - 5 license minimum, requires annual commitment through June 2018 $265 per seat plus $120 for license server, per year



Article ID: 60367
Tue 8/14/18 2:35 PM
Thu 12/6/18 4:00 PM