From simple calculator operations to large-scale programming and interactive document preparation, Mathematica is the tool of choice at the frontiers of scientific research, in engineering analysis and modeling, in technical education from high school to graduate school, and wherever quantitative methods are used.

Obtaining a Faculty home-use copy of Mathematica

To request a Mathematica home-use license request go the the site You will need to enter L3323-5079 for the license number. Your request will be forwarded to your Site Administrator (Wolfram) for approval and if approved, the license will be sent via e-mail. The e-mail will contain a download link and license number necessary to perform the install.

Help and Documentation

Online help, documentation, and tutorials are included in the Mathematica installation or it also available via Wolfram's document center at Technical support FAQ's can be found at Wolfram's site via Other resources are also available through

To participate in Q&A with other Mathematica users (MathGroup)

To subscribe to MathGroup, send email to and ask to be added to this mailing list. To see the newsgroup, subscribe to it in the same way you would to any newsgroup.  You can also look at to read more about the email group and look at archives of previous messages.

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