What is it?

MATLAB is a programming and numeric computing platform used to analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models.

Who can use it?

Faculty, Graduate Students, Students

South Dakota State University has a Total Academic Headcount (TAH) license which provides campus-wide access to MATLAB, Simulink, and a variety of add-on products. All faculty, researchers, and students can use MATLAB on their personal computers and laptops.

Where can I get it?

Visit the SDSU MATLAB Portal by clicking the link here or the SDSU MATLAB Portal button on the right.

Note: You will need to sign up for a MathWorks account if you do not already have one.

How much does it cost?

No charge.

The Division of Technology and Security currently pays for this software and provides the licenses. This is subject to change. Ample notice will be given if budgetary changes result in the need for chargebacks.


How do I install MATLAB?

Install MATLAB on Windows

Install MATLAB on Mac

How do I renew my MATLAB license?

Renew MATLAB License

Video Guide to Renewing MATLAB License

When does my MATLAB license expire?

MATLAB licenses expire on October 31st every year.

Can I install MATLAB on my personal computer?

All faculty, researchers, and students can use MATLAB on their personal computers and laptops.

Where can I find training on how to use MATLAB?

MATLAB Academic Online Training Suite offers six self-paced training courses that are available to all faculty, researchers, and students.

Where can I get technical support for my MATLAB issues?

Please reach out to the Support Desk first. If the Support Desk is unable to resolve the issue, we can contact MathWorks through the MathWorks Support Site.

Students: Technical support from MathWorks is available for activation, installation and bug-related issues. For additional help visit the MathWorks student resource page.

Policies and Guidelines

SDSU Policy 5:35 - Purchasing Policy

SDSU Policy 7:5 - Acceptable Use of Information Technology Systems

SDSU Policy 7:12 - Technology Purchases

SBBOR Policy 4:48 - Export Controls

SDBOR Policy 7:6 - Technology Purchases

SDBOR Policy 7:7 - Personally Identifiable Information



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