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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:


Help Desk Locations:

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:

Dated: Fall 2020 Grad IT Orientation Video:

Relevant Software for Your Computer:

Equipment Loans: Technology Loan Program, Overview (docId:99680)

Research Related Resources

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 Related 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.

EWS Printing:

Teaching Checklist (for TA's): Instructor Checklist - Engineering IT (docId:97001)

Enhanced Online Instructional Resources: and

Instructional Test Kitchen: space to experiment with various technologies to enhance teaching styles -

Technology Training

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

Keywordsgrad orientation handout August   Doc ID104865
OwnerBobbi H.GroupEngineering IT
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