Services for Students

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Access Course-Specific Software

Access analytical software packages--such as Matlab, SPSS, Stata, Mathematica, and ArcView GIS--for your homework or thesis project via our virtual software lab. For more information, see our documentation.

Borrow Digital Media Equipment

Students can borrow cameras, projectors, audio recorders, microphones, and projection screens via the IT Services TECHB@R.

Access On-Demand Software Training via Lynda.com

Students can access over 4000 online training courses provided by Lynda.com. Course topics range from Excel Basics, R Statistics, SPSS, Tableau, to Adobe Photoshop and 3D modeling.  Access with your CNetID at lynda.uchicago.edu.

Get Course Website and Technical Support

Students can call 773-702-5800 (7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; interim hours 8:30a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday; closed on university holidays) for questions about course websites in Chalk or Canvas. Answers to common course website support questions can also be accessed at: answers.uchicago.edu.

Convenient walk-up technology support, equipment lending, conferencing spaces, and videoconferencing capabilities is available at the IT Services TECHB@R, located on the first floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library.