The MATLAB Software suite by MathWorks® is now available to currently enrolled students.

MATLAB is the high-level language and interactive environment used by millions of engineers and scientists worldwide. It lets you explore and visualize ideas and collaborate across disciplines including signal and image processing, communications, control systems, and computational finance.

You can download and install MATLAB your own computer by logging in to MathWorks® using your CSUF Portal username and password.  Licenses will expire on a yearly basis and can be renewed provided you are a currently enrolled student.

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Student Services: MatLab Software

Installation Guides

Use this step by step guide to help you install MATLAB on a personal computer.

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Re-activating your MATLAB License

If you get a message saying that your MATLAB license has expired and needs to be renewed, follow the steps below.

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Students who are actively enrolled in classes. A MathWorks® account using your campus email needs to be created prior to installation.


No previous software is required.

Software Requirements

Requirements vary per platform. Visit MathWorks System RequirementsOpens in new window  for more information.

MATLAB Product Support

Full support is available at MATHWORKS.COMOpens in new window
Contact Technical Support:
Days: Monday-Friday
Hours: 08:30am - 8:00pm EST
Telephone: 508-647-7000, press 2
License#: 898604
Institution: California State University, Fullerton