Maple (Network License)

Software Information

Maple is a software package used by mathematicians, engineers and scientists to perform symbolic and numeric computing tasks.

Available To:

Note: Installation on a personally-owned computer is available only to those individuals with a primary affiliation of Faculty or Staff in Tufts' White Pages.

Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine

Maple software licenses:

  • Are available for installation and use on Tufts-owned or leased computers.
  • May be installed on faculty or staff personally-owned computers, provided the installation is performed by a member of the university’s IT Support staff.
  • May NOT be installed on student-owned computers.
  • Are term licenses which the university renews annually.
  • May only be used on computers which are actively connected to the Tufts network either via a local connection or via Tufts' VPN Network Connect.
  • May be accessed from an institutional desktop or laptop or from Tufts' High Performance Research Cluster.
  • Are limited, shared licenses and not part of a site-wide or enterprise license.  If no licenses are available at a particular time, it may be necessary to try again later. 
Operating System: 
Benefits & Features: 

Maple is designed to help its users analyze, explore, visualize, and solve mathematical problems.

Maple software features include:

  • Comprehensive, in-depth coverage of a broad range of mathematical topics.
  • The capability to solve a wide range of equations and systems of equations.
  • The Capability to solve problems involving differential equations.
  • Linear algebra support for both small- and large-scale problems.
Obtain Software: 

For Desktop/Laptop Use

Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing to request the installation of the Maple network concurrent license distribution on your desktop or laptop.

For Tufts High Performance Research Cluster (HPC) Use

  1. If you don't already have an account on the Tufts Research Cluster, go to to complete and submit an account request form.
  2. Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing for an assessment of whether your computer’s display configuration meets the Maple X-Windows support requirements. On occasion, display configuration changes may need to be made for Maple compatibility.

Call: 617-627-3376