IT Resources

Computer Lab

The Financial Mathematics Computer Lab is a study space that features 18 workstations loaded with software used in the Program. By using Computer Lab, you are agreeing to the University’s Acceptable Use Policy.

Students can borrow laptops up to 8 hours from TECHBAR located in Regenstein Library at no cost.

Software

The University offers site licensed software for students, including Microsoft Office and Windows. See a complete list of software here.

Matlab

Current UChicago students may obtain a free Student License. Log in to Matlab using your CNetID and password.

Newspaper, Journals, Publications

The University of Chicago Library provides students with online access to newspapers, journals, and publications, including the Wall Street Journal and New York Times.

Data Resources

The Financial Mathematics Program provides the following data resources to students.

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)  provides the user with one location to access over 250 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, Finance, ESG, and Statistics.

Register for a WRDS account here.

Quandl is a source for financial, economic, and alternative datasets, serving investment professionals that offers essential financial and economic data alongside a suite of unique, alpha-generating alternative datasets.

All full-time students are given access at the start of autumn quarter. 

The Bloomberg Terminal brings together real-time data on every market, breaking news, in-depth research, powerful analytics, communications tools and world-class execution capabilities — in one fully integrated solution. It delivers unparalleled coverage of markets and securities with information across asset classes — from fixed income to equities, to foreign exchange, commodities and derivatives.

Bloomberg Terminals are available in the Financial Mathematics Computer Lab.