University Purchases Three-Year Site License for MATLAB Software


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University Purchases Three-Year Site License for MATLAB Software

Stony Brook University purchased a three-year site license for MATLAB software, Simulink, and companion toolboxes from Mathworks on Aug. 1. The new license agreement covers installation of the software on University-owned computers (including classrooms and labs), as well as home use (one installation on a personal computer per person) for all instructors, students, staff, and researchers.

Please visit the MATLAB software page for instructions on how to obtain the software and for a complete list of toolboxes included in the package. Users must first create a Mathworks account and activate the software before downloading and installing it on their computers.

A MATLAB listserv has been established as a way for users of this software to ask each other questions, develop solutions, and share information. The list is open to all subscribers with and email addresses.

To subscribe to the list, send an email to with the following information in the body:

SUBSCRIBE matlab-l FirstName LastName (replace FirstName and LastName with your own full name)

Once you are subscribed to the list, you can post questions to the community by

MATLAB will be visiting Stony Brook University in early October to give some presentations on its products and to answer questions from the community. A separate event invitation will be emailed out to the listserv.

For questions about the license agreement and what it entitles you to, please contact DoIT's Research Technologies team at

You may contact the Client Support Help Desk with technical questions related to downloading, installing, and configuring the software at (631) 632-9800 or by emailing

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