Mathematica Mathematica is a computational software program used in scientific, engineering, and mathematical fields, as well as other areas of technical computing. It is provided by Wolfram Research. Related Information Matlab SPSS SAS Site License Distribution Policy Mathematica licenses, under Columbia's discounted pricing agreement with Wolfram, are generally available to Columbia University students, faculty and staff. Clients purchasing Mathematica are responsible for the installation and correct use of the product, as well as understanding hardware and operating system requirements. How to Obtain Mathematica Licenses Faculty and staff can purchase Mathematica at the rate(s) specified below by submitting an online request along with an ARC Chartstring for payment. Pricing for November 1, 2023 to October 31, 2024 Validation License Period $144 / license The volume licensing applies on a per-service request basis. One license is equivalent to one computer (laptop, desktop) or a single Unix processor. The price is fixed and cannot be pro-rated. The software will not run after the license expires. License Validity Dates The Mathematica license is valid for a one year period, from November 1 through October 31. Mathematica has a 30 day grace period. Documentation Documentation can be purchased separately through third parties or by visiting wolfram.com. How Students Obtain Mathematica Licenses Go to https://www.wolfram.com/siteinfo/ Enter your Columbia student email address Choose the product you want access to (NOTE: don't pick the network version) On the next screen, select Single Sign-On Enter your Columbia email address Proceed with installing the software as usual (for those requiring installation) OR get access to online products by following the instructions Expand all Collapse all FAQ How do I transfer my Mathematica account to another computer? Navigate to https://user.wolfram.com/portal/requestSystemTransfer.html to access the System Transfer Form. Complete the form. This will all you to get a new activation key and password for the new computer. On your new computer, download Mathematica from the User Portal and activate with your new key.