MATLAB Student License Setup

Important Information for Students – MATLAB License

AUB offers a campus-wide license to MATLAB, Simulink, and companion toolboxes. Students are covered by the campus-wide license and are required to install software on their laptop or personal computer to complete assignments

Available Products:

> Matlab

> Simulink

> 50 Toolboxes

> Online self-training

How to get Matlab at AUB?

1. Log on to any computer at the SRB labs

2. Copy setup files

3. Follow instructions below


You may contact  with questions or issues.

MathWorks offers a comprehensive collection of resources for learning about the capabilities of MATLAB and Simulink.  Go to the TAH Resource Kit for video tutorials, user stories, and more.

Instructions for AUB Students to license Matlab on own computer

Case 1: I have the setup files





Activation Key:          86060-03984-44892-86251-51822


Case 2: I’m already using Matlab in Trial mode

Follow instructions here

Using this Activation Key: 86060-03984-44892-86251-51822


Case 3: I don’t have the setup files

Students: Download the Installer

1. Create a MathWorks Account using your university email address:

2. Go to the License Center:

3. Click Associate License in the upper right hand corner.

4. When prompted to do so, enter the Activation Key: 86060-03984-44892-86251-51822

5. Go to:

6. Click the download button for the current release.

7. Click the installer button to download the installer.


Students: Install and Activate

1. Locate the installer you downloaded in a file browser. It should be located in the default download location, unless you specified another location. The name of the installer file is:

• Windows: matlab_<release>_win64.exe

• Mac OS X: matlab_<release>

Where <release> represents the release number.

2. Start the installer:

• Windows: Double-click the installer file you downloaded in the previous step. The Windows Self-Extractor runs, and then the installer starts.

• Mac OS X: Double-click the installer file you downloaded in the previous step. This action extracts the files and creates another folder called matlab_<release>_maci64, where <release> represents the release number. Inside this folder, double-click InstallForMacOSX to start the installer.

3. In the MathWorks installer, select Log in with a MathWorks Account and follow the online instructions.

4. When prompted to do so, select the license you want to use.

5. Select the products you want to download and install.

6. After downloading and installing your products, keep the Activate MATLAB checkbox selected and click Next.

7. When asked to provide a user name, verify that the displayed user name is correct. Continue with the process until activation is complete.


Article ID: 66374
Mon 1/28/19 1:54 PM