Matlab Campus License

Matlab Now Available to the Campus Community

The University of San Diego now offers a campus-wide license to MATLAB, Simulink, and a full suite of products. 

All faculty, researchers, and students are eligible to download and install these products on their university computers as well as their personally-owned computers. 

Here’s a sampling of the add-on products available:  

  • Bioinformatics Toolbox  
  • Control System Toolbox  
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox  
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox  
  • Image Processing Toolbox  
  • Instrument Control Toolbox  
  • Optimization Toolbox  
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Toolbox  
  • Simscape  
  • Simscape Multibody 
  • Simulink Control Design
  • Stateflow  
  • Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox 
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox 

Go to the University of San Diego Portal to download these programs.


Online Training

As part of the University of San Diego’s MATLAB site license, all faculty, researchers, and students have access to hands-on learning through Online Training Courses - at no extra cost.

Online Training Courses allow new and existing users to learn to use MATLAB effectively. Courses include interactive MATLAB exercises for fast and relevant learning. Quizzes test your knowledge and provide immediate feedback.

These online courses are intended for beginning users as well as those looking for more in-depth training.

Available courses:

  • MATLAB Onramp (English, Japanese, Spanish, Korean, Chinese)
  • Deep Learning Onramp (English, Japanese)
  • Simulink Onramp (English)
  • Deep Learning with MATLAB (new)
  • Solving Nonlinear Equations with MATLAB (English, Japanese)
  • Solving Ordinary Differential Equations with MATLAB (English, Japanese)
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra with MATLAB (English, Japanese)
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods with MATLAB (English, Japanese​)
  • MATLAB Fundamentals (English, Japanese)
  • MATLAB for Financial Applications (English, Spanish)
  • MATLAB Programming Techniques (English)
  • MATLAB for Data Processing and Visualization (English)
  • Machine Learning with MATLAB (English)

MATLAB installation is not required. Just log in with your MathWorks account to begin.

Access free, self-paced training to get started in less than 2 hours:  MATLAB Onramp.


Accelerate Your Research

Are you short on time but want to learn and use MATLAB to improve your research?

Self-paced, interactive courses - developed by MATLAB experts - will improve your MATLAB skills. Courses are broken up into short modules allowing you to easily jump to the most relevant topics. You can access course content anytime, anywhere, and as often as you’d like.

Get started with a MATLAB course today and learn to:

  • Import data from various sources
  • Create publication-quality visualizations
  • Write fast and robust code that you can easily share

See how the power of MATLAB is helping change research:

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Commercial use of MathWorks products is not covered by our Campus-Wide License, so if you are using a commercial license, please continue to do so. 

Note: If you are currently using an Individual or Designated computer license, you will need to update your license file by signing in with your USD associated Mathworks account.

The process is as follows:

  1. Open MATLAB (If the license has already expired, the activation client will launch, and you can skip the next step.)
  2. Navigate to Help Menu > Licensing > Activate Software
  3. Choose to Activate using Internet
  4. Once reactivated, you will need to restart MATLAB before the new license file is recognized

If the installation has already expired, you will be prompted to activate when attempting to launch MATLAB. If the activation finishes successfully, it will roll over to the new license file once the old one expires.