Once the software has been associated with your MathWorks Account, you can view your serial number/activation key in the License Center.
To retrieve your Serial Number/Activation Key:
1. Log into your MathWorks Account
2. Click on your MATLAB Student Version license number.
3. Navigate to the "Install and Activate" tab.
4. Your Serial Number will be listed under the "Step 3" heading.
If you bought MATLAB Student R2008b or newer from our webstore, your serial number was originally sent in an order confirmation email to the email address you used to order the software The serial number is also available in the order detail page within your MathWorks Account at the link below:
Note: In order to view your serial number, you will need to click the applicable order number, and the serial number will be visible near the bottom of the subsequent screen.
If you bought the MATLAB installation disc from some place other than our web store (or it is for version R2007a or earlier), the serial number for your student version of MATLAB, including group version, can be found on the sleeve of the installation CD or DVD.