The UofM MATLAB student license has been updated as of 10/28/2017. All students with MATLAB on personally-owned computers using MATLAB obtained through the UofM need to obtain a new Activation Key and reactivate to continue using MATLAB beyond 10/30/2017.
Students with individual licenses through OIT: will receive an Activation Key by email
Associate the new license with a Mathworks account Note: Current MATLAB users will already have a Mathworks account. This step associates the new license with an existing account.
a. Login at mathworks.com b. In upper right corner, select Associate License c. Enter the new Activation Key d. A message "Success, your account is now associated..." is shown
Activate the new license within MATLAB
a. Start MATLAB b. On the MATLAB menus, see Help -> Licensing -> Activate Software c. Select "Activate automatically using the Internet" d. Login to your Mathworks account when requested. e. The new license should be listed (License: 4xxxxxxx, Label: Student; Option: Academic - Total Headcount). Select the new license. f. Continue through the activation dialog until you see "Activation is complete".
Deactivate the old license MATLAB still shows an expiration warning. Deactivate the old license to remove the warning.
a. On the MATLAB menu, see Help -> Licensing -> Deactivate Software b. Deactivate the license listed as 3xxxxx. Since you have already activated the new license, you can ignore warnings that MATLAB will no longer work if you deactivate. c. Restart MATLAB and verify that it works and no longer shows an expiration warning.