Wolfram Mathematica

SEAS and CCAS partnered in summer 2013 to offer GW students and faculty a Wolfram Mathematica site license. Mathematica is now available for download and installation on both university owned and personal computers.

How to Get Mathematica

Mathematica is already installed in the Computing Facility labs except for the Tompkins 405 Linux lab. If you need assistance using the software in our labs, please contact us for help.

An activation key is required to install Mathematica. To request an activation key, please follow these steps:

1.  Create an account (New users only):

  • Go to the Wolfram user portal and click "Create Account"
  • Fill out the form using your @gwu.edu email address, and click "Create Wolfram ID" 
  • Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID

2.  Request and download the key:

  • Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
  • Click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
  • Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your platform
  • Run the installer on your machine, and enter the Activation Key at the prompt

Tutorials on how to use Mathematica can be found on the official Wolfram reference page. If you need more help with this software, please contact the SEAS Computing Facility.

Computing Facility Hours

Semester Hours

Science & Engineering Hall

Tompkins Hall

Mon-Fri: 7AM-10PM

Sat & Sun: Closed

Mon-Thu: 8AM-1AM

Fri: 8AM-10PM

Sat & Sun: 10AM-10PM