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Hurst Hall Room 202

Mon - Thur: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Sat: Noon - 7 pm
Sun: Closed

4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016


Mathematica is a computational software program well suited for numerical analysis, graphical representation and functional analysis. It is capable of coding agent based models and running simulations

Campus Availability | Installation Options | Support | Workshops | Resources

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Where can I use Mathematica on Campus?

Mathematica is available for access by any member of the AU community through the Virtual Computing Lab (VCL). For more information, click here.

If you want staff on hand to assist you with Mathematica, come to the CTRL lab during our regular hours. If you have a complex problem, please contact us by phone (202-885-3862) or email ( to set-up an appointment, otherwise, just drop in!

Mathematica can be accessed in the following campus computer labs:

  • CTRL lab
  • Anderson Computing Cluster
  • Kreeger
  • Math and Stat Lab (Hurst Hall)

Grid Mathematica is also available for use on AU's High Performance Cluster. This requires special permissions to use. For more information, click here.

How can I get Mathematica on my computer?

Mathematica installation is handled though the College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, click here.

How can I get support using Mathematica for research or for class?

  • One-on-one assistance (drop-in during regular hours, or schedule an appointment
  • In-Class Tutorials (standard or custom tailored, request)

What workshops do you offer?

CTRL Lab offers a variety of workshops each semester to train members of the AU community in the software that it supports. Examples of workshops we have offered in the past can be seen below, and you can follow the link to view our current schedule. If you are interested receiving training that is not listed in our regular workshop schedule, please contact us by email to request an appointment.

Introduction to Mathematica: Covers basic notebooks, cells and classroom assistant; simple math operations and basic functions; mathematic expressions and user written functions; and Solve and NSolve operations.

To view the schedule of workshops, click here.

If you want to take a workshop that is not on our schedule, contact us, and we can arrange a one-on-one session.

For registration information, click here.

What resources can I access online?

Introduction to Mathematica (handout, data)

Wolfram Community

Wolfram YouTube Channel

CTRL Lab Info

Fall & Spring Hours:
Mon - Thur: 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri: 9:30 am - 7 pm
Sat: 12 pm - 7 pm
Sun: Closed

Summer & Winter Break Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun: Closed

Hurst Hall, Room 202

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For help with CTRL supported activities, visit the lab during business hours, call 202-885-3862, email For people who are traveling, we can arrange for support via Skype - contact us for more information.

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