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MATLAB (matrix laboratory) is a multi-paradigm numerical computing environment. A proprietary programming language developed by MathWorks, MATLAB allows matrix manipulations, plotting of functions and data, implementation of algorithms, creation of user interfaces, and interfacing with programs written in other languages, including C, C++, C#, Java, Fortran and Python.

The University of Nevada, Reno has a campus-wide license for MATLAB that includes all of the Toolboxes, which can be installed on your personal or university-owned computer.

Alternatively, MATLAB is also available to all University members on the Virtual Desktops.


Getting Started: Check out MATLAB Onramp to learn MATLAB in just 2 hours.

MathWorks Tech Support: All students, faculty, and researchers are entitled to full technical and installation support. The MathWorks team can be reached at (508) 647-7000 (Option 3 then Option 1) from MON – FRI 5:30AM – 5:00PM PST.

Those with an interest can sign up for our community list for MATLAB. Simply click on the button below. On the page that follows, enter your information under Subscribe to this list.


There are many ways to access MATLAB:


No charge under a university agreement.

If you have additional questions that weren't addressed above, please contact for assistance.