Mathematica licenses, under Columbia's discounted pricing agreement with Wolfram, are generally available only to Columbia University 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
Students can receive Mathematica for free by following the steps at the bottom of this page. 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 the November 1, 2019–October 31, 2020 Validation License Period
The volume licensing applies on a per service request basis.
One license is the equivalent of either 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 can be purchased separately through third parties or by visiting wolfram.com.
Mathematica for Students
CUIT is now offering Mathematica to Columbia University students on the Morningside campus and CUMC for free. You will need to request an activation key and a download key.