Boston College has a site license for Mathematica or you can use Mathematica 10 on the BC Application Server.
Students and faculty may install Mathematica 10 or 11 on their computers.
Download from the Wolfram Portal
The most efficient way of installing Mathematica 10 or 11 is to follow the instructions on downloading the software and obtaining the activation key directly from a Wolfram portal from the links below. Note: Downloading Mathematica 10 or 11 will progress much more quickly using a wired internet connection.
Please download and read the instructions before starting the Mathematica installation from the Wolfram Portal.
To download the instructions from the Wolfram Portal, click the link below and login with your BC username and password:
- Mathematica 11 Instructions - Mac (PDF)
- Mathematica 11 Instructions - Windows (PDF)
- Mathematica 10 Instructions - Mac (PDF)
- Mathematica 10 Instructions - Windows (PDF)
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Download from BC (only if you cannot download from Wolfram)
An alternate method of installing Mathematica is from the links below. Only use this method if you were not able to download using the instructions above.