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Mathematica, Mathematica Online and Wolfram Pro – For Students

Get access to Mathematica Desktop, Mathematica Online, and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Mathematica is currently installed in the following locations:

Computer labs

  • All public and general labs

Computer clusters

  • The Mathematica license at Haverford allows for grid computing on dedicated research clusters and in ad-hoc, or distributed, grid environments. For details, please contact Andy Dorsett at

To request Mathematica Desktop, Mathematica Online, and Wolfram|Alpha Pro, follow the directions below.


  • Students

    1. Create an account (New users only):
      1. Go to and click “Create Account”
      2. Fill out form using a email, and click “Create Wolfram ID”
      3. Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
    2. Request access to the product:
      Mathematica Desktop Mathematica Online
      For a personally owned machine:

      1. Fill out this form to request an Activation Key
      2. Click the “Product Summary page” link to access your license
      3. Click “Get Downloads” and select “Download” next to your platform
      4. Run the installer on your machine, and enter Activation Key at prompt
      1. Fill out this form to request access
      2. Go to Mathematica Online and sign in to access Mathematica Online
      Wolfram|Alpha Pro
      1. Fill out this form to request access
      2. Go to Wolfram|Alpha and click “Sign in” to access Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Are you interested in putting Mathematica elsewhere? Please let IT or Andy Dorsett at Wolfram Research know.



The first four tutorials are excellent for new users, and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time.




    • What’s New in Mathematica 11Provides a list of new functionality in Mathematica 11, and links to documentation and examples for these new features—including 3D printing, audio processing, machine learning and neural networks, and text and language processing.


    • How To TopicsAccess step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.


Wolfram|Alpha Pro

  • Tour of Wolfram|AlphaNew to Wolfram|Alpha? Take a tour to learn what you can do with Wolfram|Alpha, and explore additional features you get with Wolfram|Alpha Pro.

Teaching with Wolfram Technology


Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.


    • Teaching and Learning with Mathematica—Free video courseLearn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.


    • Preparing and Giving PresentationsLearn how to create a slideshow presentation that combines graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.


    • Wolfram Demonstrations ProjectDownload pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.


Wolfram|Alpha Pro

    • Classroom Instruction: Using Wolfram|Alpha—Free video courseGet an overview of Wolfram|Alpha and learn how to integrate its powerful knowledge into the K-12 classroom. Different ways of accessing Wolfram|Alpha, using prebuilt widgets in your classroom, and resources available to educators will be discussed.


    • Wolfram|Alpha in Your Classroom—Free virtual workshop for educatorsThis workshop showed off many exciting new Wolfram|Alpha features for students and teachers. Learn how to use Wolfram|Alpha to inspire authentic learning in your classroom with access to real-world data.


    • Calculus Webinar for Educators—Free video webinarExplore functions and their derivatives, integrals and limits using the Wolfram Language. This session shows practice problems with the Wolfram Problem Generator and lesson plans and tips on using Wolfram|Alpha in your calculus classroom.


    • Physics Webinar for Educators—Free video webinarLearn about using Wolfram|Alpha for your physics class computations to complement your existing curricula. Interesting blog posts and online resources are shared that help foster curiosity in areas such as mechanics, particle physics, optics and others.


    • Economics Webinar for Educators—Free video webinarAccess a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic data, currency computations, financial indicators and country data using natural language input. Create stunning visualizations and examine financial equations such as mortgage and annuity through rigorous algorithms.

Research with Mathematica

Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world’s largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.


Resources for researchers

      • Mathematica: Ultimate Research Environment—Free video courseExplore Mathematica’s high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.


      • Wolfram Language Training Courses—Free video coursesExplore what’s possible with the Wolfram Language, including programming fundamentals and concepts, built-in functions, symbolic expressions, and tips for better, faster coding.



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