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Mathematica

Use Mathematica: math software that integrates numeric and symbolic computations, graphics, programming language documentation and connectivity to other applications.

Note: This software can be downloaded multiple times and does not limit the number of downloads.

Eligibility

Mathematica may be downloaded by UB faculty, staff and students.

  • UB Students
    Mathematica is available for download from UB for UB student home installations. This software is not licensed for federally sponsored research.
  • UB Faculty and Staff Personal Use
    UB Faculty and staff can request a copy for personal use directly from Wolfram. UB's site license number is L3321-2498. You may not download it from UB.

Additional Information

Downloading Mathematica (UB Students)

Mathematica is available for download from UB for student home installations. This software is not licensed for federally sponsored research. In order to install Mathematica, you need to first request the activation key from the vendor. The key will be emailed to your UB email address. You can then install the software.

Software Expiration: 9/25/2015

Installing Mathematica

  1. Go to the Enter your complete buffalo.edu email address in the Login With Wolfram ID field. 
  2. Click Create Account.
  3. Enter your complete buffalo.edu email address, first name and last name in the fields as requested.
  4. Create a password of at least 6 characters. Enter it in both the Password and Confirm password fields.
  5. Enter the captcha code that appears.
  6. Click Create Wolfram ID.
  7. In your UB email, reply to the confirmation email from Wolfram.
  8. Go to the Wolfram Activation Key Request Form
  9. Enter your complete buffalo.edu email address in the Login With Wolfram ID field.
  10. Enter your Wolfram password you created in the Password field.
  11. Click Sign in.
  12. In My Products and Services, click View.
  13. Click Mathematica for Students for Sites.
  14. Click View Activation Keys.Wolfram Activation Key Request Form
  15. Click the UB Students: Download Mathematica from UB button to download the software.
  16. Open the zip file mac_Student_Mathematica_9.0.0_20120321.dmg.zip or Mathematica_10.0.0_mac_Student_20140721.zip. This will reveal two more zipped files, mac_Student-Mathematica_9.0.0_20120321.dmg.zip or Mathematica_10.0.0_mac_Student_20140721.zip as well as Extras.pkg.zip.
  17. Open the zip file. This will create a Mathematica.app icon in the same folder.
  18. Click the Mathematica.app icon and drag it into your Applications folder.
  19. Navigate to your Applications folder and double-click Mathematica.app folder.
  20. A warning will appear about opening Mathematica. Click Open.
  21. A warning about accepting incoming connections will appear. Click Allow.
  22. The Wolfram Mathematica icon should appear in your Dock. Click it to reveal the activation window.
  23. Enter the activation key that was sent to your UB email address and click Activate.
  24. You must accept the terms of the license agreement to activate Mathematica. Select I accept the terms of this agreement and click OK.
  25. Return to the folder mac_Student-Mathematica8.04.
  26. Open the other zip file, Extras.pkg.zip to reveal the .pkg file.
  27. Double-click Extras.pkg. The launcher window will open.
  28. Click Continue.
  29. Click Install.
  30. The installation is complete. You may need to close and re-start your browser.

 

Downloading Mathematica for Faculty and Staff

When downloading, you will need UB's site license number: L3321-2498.

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