MatLab Student Installation Instructions

The MATLAB and Simulink Campus-Wide License is here! Access the same tools used by engineers and scientists now. Fairfield University now offers a Campus-Wide License. That means unlimited use of MATLAB, Simulink, and online learning tools for all students, faculty, staff, and researchers, on and off campus, on any device. Find our more and download what you need from our Fairfield University MATLAB Portal.

Individual Installation

Students, Faculty, and Staff can access a MathWorks-hosted portal to download an individual stand-alone copy of the software for each of the machines on which they are the sole MATLAB user (includes university-owned and personal machines). The portal is used to distribute and download this software. 

All Engineering students are encouraged to download and retain a copy of this software for use throughout their degree program.

Step 1. Download Product 

  1. Go to the Fairfield University MATLAB Portal. Under the Get MATLAB and Simulink section, select Sign in to get started.

    Students should use their Fairfield University email addresses to access the license while setting up their profiles on MathWorks.

  2. Sign into the MathWorks Account that is linked to your university license.
  3. Click download for the current release. 
  4. Choose a supported platform and then download the installer. 

Step 2. Install MathWorks Products 

  1. Run the installer
  2. In the installer, select Sign in with a MathWorks Account and follow the instructions in the installer. 
  3. When prompted, select the Academic – Total Headcount license labeled MATLAB (Individual)
  4. In the Product Selection screen, select the products you want to download and then click Begin Install
  5. When the installation is completed, click Finish. You may now begin using MATLAB. If you are new to MATLAB, learn the basics with Getting Started with MATLAB. 

Training and Learning Resources

Take advantage of free access to interactive courses through Fairfield University’s Campus-Wide Online Training subscription and build your MATLAB and Simulink skills. Find out more: Campus-Wide Online Training

Use MATLAB Grader to create interactive, auto-graded course assignments with instant learner feedback. Find out more: MATLAB Grader

Contact the ITS Help Desk in the Library Room 230 or at (203) 254-4069 for assistance.