Technology Support Services: Hardware and Software: Mathematica & Wolfram

Get Access to Mathematica and Wolfram| Alpha Pro

How to Get Mathematica
Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs
Mathematica is available on all lab computers on campus.

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

To request Mathematica Desktop and Wolfram|Alpha Pro, follow the directions below.


Faculty

  1. Create an account (New users only)
  2. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
  3. Fill out form using a @binghamton.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
  4. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  5. Request access to the product:

Mathematica 
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:

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

    Alpha Pro

    Fill out this form
    to request access.
    Go to Wolfram|Alpha Pro and sign in to access Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Students

  1. Create an account (New users only)
  2. Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
  3. Fill out form using a @binghamton.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
  4. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
  5. Request access to the product:

Mathematica
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

Alpha Pro

Fill out this form to request access
Go to Wolfram|Alpha and sign in to access Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Are you interested in putting Mathematica elsewhere? Please let IT or Andy Dorsett (adorsett@wolfram.com) at Wolfram Research know.



TUTORIALS

Mathematica

Wolfram|Alpha Pro

  • Tour of Wolfram|Alpha
    New to Wolfram|Alpha? Take a tour to learn what you can do with Wolfram|Alpha, and explore additional features you get with Wolfram|Alpha Pro.
  • Examples by Topic
    Explore the immense range of areas covered by Wolfram|Alpha'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.

Wolfram|Alpha Pro

  • Discovering the Educational Potential of Wolfram|Alpha—Free video course
    Get an overview of Wolfram|Alpha and learn how to integrate its powerful knowledge into the K-12 classroom. Different ways of accessing Wolfram|Alpha, using prebuilt widgets in your classroom, and resources available to educators will be discussed.
  • Wolfram|Alpha in Your Classroom—Free virtual workshop for educators
    This workshop showed off many exciting new Wolfram|Alpha features for students and teachers. Learn how to use Wolfram|Alpha 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 Wolfram|Alpha in your calculus classroom.
  • Physics Webinar for Educators—Free video webinar
    Learn about using Wolfram|Alpha 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: