Engineering IT - Graduate Student Orientation Information

Relevant information for new Grainger College of Engineering Graduate Students, updated per year with current highlights and services.

Engineering IT Help Desk Information

Help Desk Contact:
Remote Support on Weekdays: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Help Desk Locations:

Please email for in-person appointments for the following locations during Summer 2022:

2302 Siebel Center for Computer Science:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
264 Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL):  9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
264 Materials Research Laboratory (MRL):  9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
1005 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (MEL):  9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., M-F


Grainger College Graduate Student IT Orientation Links

Engineering IT Website:
Engineering IT Welcome page:

Research Related

Check out Research Services Office Hours - every other Tuesday at 2pm.
Research Services - Considerations for Research Workforce:
Research Services - Facilities Statement:

High Performance and High Throughput Computing resources are available free-of-charge for your research and course work. To get started, visit or email

Teaching Resources

Engineering Workstation (EWS): 
*note: software available on EWS machines is for instructional use ONLY. You will not be able to publish research performed on these machines.
Teaching Checklist (for TA's): Instructor Checklist - Engineering IT
Enhanced Online Instructional Resources: and
Relevant Software for Your Computer:

Technology Training

LinkedIn Learning has free video courses on many different technology topics.
The Webstore offers software training seminars.

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Owner:Bobbi H.Group:University of Illinois Engineering IT
Created:2020-08-12 10:26 CSTUpdated:2022-10-17 14:46 CST
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