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Mathematica

Get access to Mathematica Desktop, Mathematica Online, and WolframAlpha Pro

Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs

  • All public and general labs

Computer clusters

  • The Mathematica license at York College allows for parallel computing on dedicated research clusters and in ad-hoc, or distributed, grid environments. For details, please contact Andy Dorsett at adorsett@wolfram.com.

To request Mathematica Desktop, Mathematica Online, and WolframAlpha Pro, follow the directions below.

    • Faculty

      1. Create an account (New users only):
        1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
        2. Fill out the form using a @york.cuny.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
        3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
      2. Request access to the product:
        Mathematica Desktop Mathematica Online
        For school-owned machines:
        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
        For a personally owned machine:
        1. Fill out this form to request a home-use license from Wolfram.
        1. Fill out this form to request access
        2. Go to Mathematica Online and sign in to access Mathematica Online
        WolframAlpha Pro
        1. Fill out this form to request access
        2. Go to WolframAlpha and click "Sign in" to access WolframAlpha Pro

 

  • Students

    1. Create an account (New users only):
      1. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
      2. Fill out the form using a @york.cuny.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
      3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
    2. Request access to the product:
      Mathematica Desktop Mathematica Online
      For a personally owned machine:
      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
      1. Fill out this form to request access
      2. Go to Mathematica Online and sign in to access Mathematica Online
      WolframAlpha Pro
      1. Fill out this form to request access
      2. Go to WolframAlpha and click "Sign in" to access WolframAlpha Pro

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


Tutorials

Mathematica

These tutorials are excellent for new users and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time.

    • What's New in Mathematica 12

      Provides a list of new functionality in Mathematica 12, and links to documentation and examples for these new features--including blockchain management, audio processing, machine learning and neural networks, and text and language processing.

    • How-To Topics

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

WolframAlpha Pro

    • Tour of WolframAlpha

      New to WolframAlpha? Take a tour to learn what you can do with WolframAlpha, and explore additional features you get with WolframAlpha Pro.

  • Examples by Topic

    Explore the immense range of areas covered by WolframAlpha's knowledge base.


Teaching with Wolfram Technology

Mathematica

Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.

    • Teaching and Learning with Mathematica--Free video course

      Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.

    • Preparing and Giving Presentations

      Learn how to create a slideshow presentation that combines graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.

    • Wolfram Demonstrations Project

      Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.

WolframAlpha Pro

    • Discovering the Educational Potential of WolframAlpha--Free video course

      Get an overview of WolframAlpha and learn how to integrate its powerful knowledge into the K-12 classroom. Different ways of accessing WolframAlpha, using prebuilt widgets in your classroom, and resources available to educators will be discussed.

    • WolframAlpha in Your Classroom--Free virtual workshop for educators

      This workshop showed off many exciting new WolframAlpha features for students and teachers. Learn how to use WolframAlpha to inspire authentic learning in your classroom with access to real-world data.

    • Calculus Webinar for Educators--Free video webinar

      Explore functions and their derivatives, integrals, and limits using the Wolfram Language. This session shows practice problems with the Wolfram Problem Generator and lesson plans and tips on using WolframAlpha in your calculus classroom.

    • Physics Webinar for Educators--Free video webinar

      Learn about using WolframAlpha for your physics class computations to complement your existing curricula. Interesting blog posts and online resources are shared that help foster curiosity in areas such as mechanics, particle physics, optics, and others.

    • Economics Webinar for Educators--Free video webinar

      Access a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic data, currency computations, financial indicators, and country data using natural language input. Create stunning visualizations and examine financial equations such as mortgage and annuity through rigorous algorithms.


Research with Mathematica

Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world's largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.

Resources for researchers

      • Wolfram Language Training Courses--Free video courses

        Explore what's possible with the Wolfram Language, including programming fundamentals and concepts, built-in functions, symbolic expressions, and tips for better, faster coding.