The MATLAB Software suite by MathWorks® is now available to current faculty/staff.

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 can be renewed on annual basis. Please visit CSUF Matlab PortalOpens in new window for more information. 

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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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Faculty members with active CSUF email address can log in and install Matlab. A MathWorks® account using your campus email needs to be created prior to installation. Please visit CSUF Matlab portalOpens in new window for more info. You can also join CSU Matlab CommunityOpens in new window  to take advantage of the resources that are provided by MathWorks. 


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

Covid-19 Matlab Resources:   Faculty and students both faculty and students can continue to install and use MathWorks software on any university owned machine or personally owned machine without any limitations. everyone has access to MATLAB Online, MATLAB Drive, MATLAB Mobile, and MATLAB Grader, all cloud based tools for instruction.