Mathematica installation for Student/Faculty/Staff personal computers

The instructions below are for new users. If you already have a UMBC Wolfram account, sign in to the Wolfram User Portal and download Mathematica from there. 

  1. Go to the Create a Wolfram ID page to create your UMBC Wolfram account (you must use your UMBC email address). Follow the onscreen instructions to validate your account.
  2. Sign in to the Wolfram User Portal.
  3. To receive an activation key, please do the following:
  4. Go to the Wolfram User Portal.
  5. Click the My Products and Services tab and then click Get downloads for the listed Mathematica product to get to the download page. Click Download next to the version of Mathematica you want.
  6. Open the installer you downloaded and follow the onscreen instructions to install Mathematica (go here if you need more detailed install instructions).
  7. When Mathematica first launches, type in the Activation Key from step 3 and then click Activate to complete the activation.

Mathematica installation for Faculty/Staff UMBC-owned computers 

The instructions below are for new users. If you already have a UMBC Wolfram account, sign in to the Wolfram User Portal and download Mathematica from there. 

  1. Go to the Create a Wolfram ID page to create your UMBC Wolfram account (you must use your UMBC email address). Follow the onscreen instructions to validate your account.
  2. Sign in to the Wolfram User Portal.
  3. To receive an activation key, fill out the faculty/staff Activation Key request form. Under Select a product, make sure to select Mathematica for Sites (Single Machine).
  4. Go to the Wolfram User Portal.
  5. Click the My Products and Services tab and then click Get downloads for the listed Mathematica product to get to the download page. Click Download next to the version of Mathematica you want.
  6. Open the installer you downloaded and follow the onscreen instructions to install Mathematica (go here if you need more detailed install instructions).
  7. When Mathematica first launches, type in the Activation Key from step 3 and then click Activate to complete the activation.

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