MATLAB is an integrated technical computing environment that combines numeric computation, advanced graphics and visualization, and a high-level programming language. MATLAB is used in a variety of application areas including signal and image processing, control system design, finance, engineering, and medical research.

How To Get A Copy

AS&E Faculty, Staff, and Students; Computer Science Department; Laboratory for Laser Energetics; Simon School Faculty, Staff and Students can access Matlab through the new University of Rochester MATLAB Portal. Login required.

All other faculty/staff: Contact the UR Tech Store at. (Delivery estimate: 2 business days)

MathWorks can assist with any installation issues at (506) 647-7000. For on-campus MATLAB support, contact the IT Help Desk at or visit the IT Center in Rush Rhees Library.


  • $0 – AS&E faculty, staff, and students; Computer Science department; Laboratory for Laser Energetics; Simon School faculty, staff and students
  • $405 (annual fee, per user) – All other faculty and staff

System Requirements

See the Mathworks system requirements page for details.

More Information

MATLAB license now includes ALL toolboxes

All licensed users now have free access to entire suite of self-paced training.  Visit Campus-Wide Online Training page to view a list of available courses and enroll.


  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students