MATLAB at the College of Charleston

MATLAB is a high-performance language for technical computing. There are functions for data analysis and visualization, numeric computation, engineering and scientific graphics, modeling, simulation, prototyping, programming and application development.

The College of Charleston has acquired a campus-wide license for MATLAB, Simulink and companion toolboxes. The license covers on-campus and home software use for all faculty, staff, and researchers, as well as classroom and lab installations. Students are also covered by the campus-wide license and can install software on their home or laptop computers. The MATLAB license covers academic use only. The right to use MATLAB for any other purposes, including commercial, is expressly prohibited.

The MATLAB license includes the following toolboxes:

  • Simulink
  • Bioinformatics Toolbox
  • Computer Vision System Toolbox
  • Control System Toolbox
  • Curve Fitting Toolbox
  • DSP System Toolbox
  • Data Acquisition Toolbox
  • Datafeed Toolbox
  • Econometrics Toolbox
  • Financial Toolbox
  • Global Optimization Toolbox
  • Image Acquisition Toolbox
  • Image Processing Toolbox 
  • Instrument Control Toolbox
  • MATLAB Compiler
  • MATLAB Compiler SDK
  • Neural Network Toolbox
  • Optimization Toolbox
  • Parallel Computing Toolbox 
  • Partial Differential Equation Toolbox
  • Phased Array System Toolbox
  • Signal Processing Toolbox
  • Simscape
  • Simscape Multibody
  • Simulink 3D Animation
  • Simulink Control Design Spreadsheet Link
  • Stateflow
  • Statistics and Machine Learning Toolbox
  • Symbolic Math Toolbox
  • Wavelet Toolbox

Install MATLAB on your Computer

Existing MATLAB Users

  1. Click on the following link.
    1. Associate MATLAB license
  2. Login with your MATLAB credentials
  3. You MUST select the link to associate your current account to the new College of Charleston campus license.

New Users

  1. Click on the following link
    1. Create new MATLAB account
  2. You must use a valid College of Charleston email account.

Instructions for All Users

  1. Follow these detailed installations instructions. If you need assistance, contact MathWorks customer service.

MATLAB Academy

Log in with your MatLab account to access MATLAB Academy for online courses and tutorials. Access MATLAB Onramp, a free interactive, self-paced tutorial to help you learn the ins-and-outs.


If you have problems using MATLAB, you should contact MathWorks' customer service.