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MATLAB

MATLAB® combines a desktop environment tuned for iterative analysis and design processes with a programming language that expresses matrix and array mathematics directly.

If you have any questions, or are unable to resolve your issue, support can be received via the Service Desk.

Service Desk

All eligible Faculty, Staff and Students have access to MATLAB through McMaster University’s web portal: https://www.mathworks.com/academia/tah-portal/mcmaster-university-31501097.html 

  • Click the ‘Sign In to Get Started’ button on the portal website 
  • Verify your eligibility with your McMaster credentials (userid/password) 
  • Sign in to your MathWorks account 
  • Don’t have an account? Create one using your @mcmaster.ca email address 
  • Select the version of MATLAB you want then follow the download instructions 
  • Install MATLAB
  • Select the Total Academic Headcount ‘Individual’ license 
  • Select the products to be installed from MathWorks 
  • Activate MATLAB 
  • Your McMaster credentials are all you need to activate your license 

 

 

NOTE: Commercial use of MathWorks products is not covered by McMasters license. 

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An activation key is no longer required to renew MATLAB. Your McMaster credentials will now be used to confirm your eligibility from time-to-time.

A reminder that this software must be removed from your system when you leave McMaster University. 

System Support (Win/Mac/Linux OS) 

Activation and Installation Support 

  • Monday-Friday Hours: 08:30 – 20:00 ET 
  • Phone: 508-647-7000 
  • Ask for “Installation Support” 
  • License details: McMaster University TAH Lic#: 40924515
  • Type of install: Dedicated Computer install OR Network Concurrent User 

Technical Support 

  • Monday-Friday Hours: 08:30 – 20:00 ET 
  • Phone: 508-647-7000 
  • Ask for “Technical Support” 
  • License details: McMaster University TAH Lic#: 40924515

Use McMaster University’s MATLAB Portal to find out more about: