The Mathematica license at Illinois Tech allows for parallel computing on dedicated research clusters and in ad-hoc, or distributed, grid environments. For details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To request Mathematica Desktop and Mathematica Online, follow the directions below.
- Create an account (New users only):
- Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
- Fill out form using an @iit.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
- Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
- Request access to the product:
For university-owned devices:
- Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
- Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
- Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
- Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
For a personally owned machine:
- Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram.
If you are you interested in putting Mathematica somewhere else, please contact the OTS Support Desk.
The first four tutorials are excellent for new users, and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time.
Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica
This tutorial helps you get started with Mathematica—learn how to create your first notebook, run calculations, generate visualizations, create interactive models, analyze data, and more.
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