UPenn Software Licensing

Mathematica - Frequently Asked Questions

 

How do I get a Wolfram ID?

Go to http://user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account."

Fill out the form using a "upenn.edu" email account, and click "Create Wolfram ID."

Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID.

Can faculty receive a Home Use Mathematica license?

Yes, faculty are entitled to one Home Use License when their departments purchase a departmental license for them. To obtain a Home Use License, click here. Penn's License number is L3013-8946.

How do I request access to Mathematica|Online?

  1. If you haven't done so, go to http://user.wolfram.com and create a WolframID (use your Penn email).
  2. Check your email to validate this.
  3. Request access to Mathematica|Online.
  4. Check email to validate.
  5. To use Mathematica|Online from a laptop or desktop, visit http://mathematica.wolframcloud.com and log-in. To use the software on a mobile device, download the free Wolfram Cloud app from your app store and log-in.

How can I get WolframAlpha Pro?

  1. First, make sure you have a Wolfram ID.
  2. Request a WolframAlpha Pro login from this link.
  3. Check your email and click the link to validate.
  4. Go to the WolframAlpha page and log in with your Wolfram ID in the upper right-hand corner.

Where can I download upgrade files?

The installation file for the new version may be downloaded from the Download Center.

How do SEAS and Wharton faculty and staff get Mathematica?

  • SEAS faculty and staff contact CETS at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Wharton faculty and staff contact Wharton Computing WCIT at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.