MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables users to perform computationally intensive tasks.


Important: MATLAB VPN Requirement

The MATLAB license server requires users to use the MSU VPN client when trying to run MATLAB R2021 off-campus. Users can install the VPN client by going to This is a one-time install. Users will then need to run the VPN application anytime they want to use MATLAB from off-campus. Instructions for installing and setting up VPN can be found here.

Software for:

Use on a university-owned computer for teaching or academic research
Use on a university-owned computer for any other purpose
Faculty and Staff home use
Student use

Getting Started

Click the Get Software button on this page to make this request.

NOTE:  After you create a ticket requesting this software, if you are sending a student worker or graduate worker to pick it up on your behalf, you must fill out a Software Pickup Permission Form and either send it with the worker or attach it via an email or the client portal once you get the notification that your ticket has been created.

Installation Instructions for Windows

Installation Instructions for Mac


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