Mathematica at UNK

How to Get Mathematica

Computer clusters
  • The license on campus comes with the ability to use Mathematica for grid computing, both for use on dedicated research clusters and in ad-hoc, or distributed, grid environments. For more information, please contact Matt Woodbury at mattw@wolfram.com.

Mathematica can also be installed on:

  • Campus machines

Follow the directions below to download software from Wolfram and request the appropriate activation key.

  1. Create an account (New users only):
    1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
    2. Fill out form using a @unk.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
    3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  2. Request the download and key:
    1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
    2. Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
    3. Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
    4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
  • Faculty and staff personally owned machines

Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram.

  • Student personally owned machines

Follow the directions below to download from the Wolfram User Portal.

  1. Create an account (New users only):
    1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
    2. Fill out form using a @unk.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
    3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  2. Request the download and key:
    1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
    2. Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
    3. Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
    4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt

Are you interested in putting Mathematica elsewhere? Please let IT or Matt Woodbury at Wolfram Research know.


Mathematica Tutorials

Follow along in Mathematica as you watch this multi-part screencast that teaches you the basics - how to create your first notebook, calculations, visualizations, interactive examples, and more.

Provides examples to help you get started with new functionality in Mathematica, including the predictive interface.

  • How To Topics

Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.

Search Wolfram's collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.


Teaching with Mathematica

 

Resources for educators

  • How To Create a Lecture Slideshow - Video tutorial

Research with Mathematica

Resources for researchers