Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha Pro

Mathematica is now available in downloadable “Desktop” and cloud-hosted “Online” versions. Both are included in Bryn Mawr’s license. 

  • Bryn Mawr’s Mathematica license allows parallel computing on dedicated research clusters and in ad-hoc or distributed grid environments. For details, please contact Andy Dorsett at
  • Mathematica Desktop is installed on all Bryn Mawr public library computers and many departmental teaching and lab machines.

Get Access

New Users 

If you are a new user, you will need to get a Wolfram ID. Here's how.

Already Have a Wolfram ID?  

Once you have a Wolfram ID, you will need to get an account or activation key. To do so, follow the steps below based on the platform you will use.

Mathematica Online

Mathematica Desktop

Wolfram|Alpha Pro


See Tutorials and Support for Mathematica.

See tutorials and support for Wolfram|Alpha Pro.


For Teachers 


  • Teaching and Learning with Mathematica (free video course). Learn how to make your classroom dynamic using interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.
  • Preparing and Giving Presentations. Learn how to create a slideshow presentation that combines graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.
  • Wolfram Demonstrations Project. Download pre-built, open-code examples from a growing collection of interactive visualizations on an extensive range of topics.

Wolfram|Alpha Pro 

  • Classroom Instruction: Using Wolfram|Alpha (free video course). Get an overview of Wolfram|Alpha, different ways of accessing it and using prebuilt widgets in a course, and resources available to educators.
  • Wolfram|Alpha in Your Classroom(free virtual workshop). A showcase of new Wolfram|Alpha features for students and teachers and how teachers are using it to inspire authentic learning with access to real-world data.
  • Calculus Webinar for Educators (free video webinar). Explore functions and their derivatives, integrals and limits using the Wolfram Language. Shows practice problems with the Wolfram Problem Generator and lesson plans and tips on using Wolfram|Alpha in your calculus course.
  • Physics Webinar for Educators(free video webinar). Learn about using Wolfram|Alpha for your physics class computations to complement your existing curricula. Includes blog posts and online resources that help foster curiosity in areas such as mechanics, particle physics, optics and others.
  • Economics Webinar for Educators (free video webinar).Access a wide range of socioeconomic and demographic data, currency computations, financial indicators and country data using natural language input. Create stunning visualizations and examine financial equations such as mortgage and annuity through rigorous algorithms.

For Researchers

  • Mathematica: Ultimate Research Environment (free video course).Explore Mathematica’s high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.
  • Wolfram Language Training Courses (free video courses).Explore what’s possible with the Wolfram Language, including programming fundamentals and concepts, built-in functions, symbolic expressions, and tips for better, faster coding.
  • Introduction to HPC and Grid Computing (free video course).Learn how to create programs that take advantage of multicore machines or available clusters.
  • Field-Specific ApplicationsLearn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

Phone: 610-526-7440 | Library and Help Desk hours
Email: help@brynmawr.eduService catalog
Location: Canaday Library 1st floor