MATLAB access for faculty, researchers, students, and staff

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

What is happening?

The expanded MATLAB campus license will continue as a site license, on an ongoing basis.

Who can use MATLAB?

  • Enrolled students
  • Employees (faculty, staff, researchers)

How can MATLAB be used?

  • Software administration, teaching, and non-commercial academic research
  • Data center use

How can I get access to MATLAB?

  • All MATLAB users can download and install the software on their own computers
  • All MATLAB users can use MATLAB through a web browser in the MATLAB Online cloud
  • For details of how to access MATLAB under this expanded campus agreement, please visit the associated IST Knowledge Base page

Features of the campus license include:

  • Unlimited access to all new and future add-on 'toolboxes' at no additional cost
  • Access to MATLAB online and MATLAB drive
  • Accelerator & Startup Program provides UW start-up businesses with one year of free access to MATLAB
  • Use of MATLAB is extended to high performance computing clusters
  • Courseware for instructors, including MATLAB Grader service for evaluating students' code
  • Extensive training materials through the UW portal on Mathworks' web site

Questions or concerns?

Please contact the IST Service Desk at

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