The University of Texas at Austin



The University of Texas at Austin has a MathWorks Total Academic Headcount (TAH) Campus Option license for MATLAB, Simulink, and 23 companion toolboxes, effective January 1, 2013.


Under TAH there is campus-wide access on university-owned computers by all faculty, staff, and students. Faculty and academic staff are also entitled to install TAH software on their personally-owned computers. Students are expressly prohibited from installing TAH software on their personally-owned computers. However, students who are university employees (e.g., teaching assistant, graduate research assistant) are considered academic staff and are allowed to install TAH on their personally-owned computers. Anyone who has been using commercial MathWorks licenses must continue to do so; TAH is for academic use only.


The TAH license provides unlimited use of the following applications and toolboxes. Individual units or researchers may require additional applications or toolboxes; please contact your respective unit to confirm or arrange availability of MathWorks software not on this list.

TAH Standard Products
TAH Add-On Products
Simulink MATLAB Compiler
Bioinformatics Toolbox Neural Network Toolbox
Control Systems Toolbox SimPowerSystems
Curve Fitting Toolbox Simulink Coder
Data Acquisition Toolbox System Identification Toolbox
DSP Systems Toolbox Wavelet Toolbox
Image Processing Toolbox
Instrument Control Toolbox
Optimization Toolbox
Parallel Computing Toolbox
Signal Processing Toolbox
Simulink Control Design
Statistics Toolbox
Symbolic Math Toolbox

System Requirements

For detailed product information see MathWorks Web Site.

Student Version

MathWorks offers a student bundle that includes MATLAB, Simulink, and 10 toolboxes. It is available for purchase at the Campus Computer Store. For more information see the MathWorks website.

MathWorks also offers a MATLAB-only student version at a reduced price. Additional toolboxes, if needed, can be purchased separately. For details see the MATLAB Student website.


TAH is available at no cost to individual faculty and academic staff through a campus cooperative. Individual colleges, schools, and units contribute to the cooperative based on a mix of TAH product purchases in 2010, 2011, and 2012 and their actual use thereafter. TAH is evaluated annually for continued use by the cooperative funding the program.

We Can Help

Get help from an expert:

* ITS Help and Service Desk

* Call us at 512-475-9400

* Submit a help request online

We also have a walk-in service in the first floor lobby of the Flawn Academic Center (FAC). Stop by and let us help you!