MATLAB: Reactivating your License

This article covers how CSUF students can reactivate Matlab. 

Step 1: Open the MathWorks® Software Activation and select the first option "Activate automatically using the internet(recommended)"

Click Next >

mathworks software activation

Step 2: Log in with your MathWorks® username and password

Tip: your username is your campus email address.

Click Next >

log in to account

Step 3: Check the Select a license option. Select the 898604 license

Click Next >

select license

Step 4: If you see the Verify Login Information window, you will need to authenticate with your CSUF portal username and password

To verify click on the “Click here” link

verification process

Step 5: After your information has been verified,you will be directed back to the installer window

Click Confirm

confirm selection

Step 6: Click on Finish to complete the activation process.

activation complete
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Need technical assistance?

Contact the Student IT Help Desk at (657) 278-8888 or [email protected]

Visit the Student Genius Center on the first floor of the Pollak Library North. Go to the SGC website for walk-in hours:

The Student IT Help Desk and Student Genius Center can assist with:

  • Issues with obtaining the License Code
  • Issues with installing MatLab
  • Issues with activating MatLab