For Students

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.

You may also want to check the Site Licensed Software for Students page to see what software packages can be obtained for free or reduced cost.

Borrow Digital Media Equipment

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

Get Help with Panopto

For help with lectures, course content, assignments, and more using Panopto, you can call the 24-7 helpline at 855-765-2341 or email

Access On-Demand Software Training via LinkedIn Learning

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

Record Video with the OneButton Studio

Students can easily and quickly record video on a flash drive with the OneButton Studio, located on the A Level of Regenstein Library.

NOTE: The OneButton Studio is currently closed due to construction. Check the OneButton Studio website for updates.

Get Course Website and Technical Support

Students can call 773-702-5800 (7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday; interim hours 8:30a.m.-5:00 p.m.; closed on university holidays) for general technical questions. Answers to common IT support questions can also be accessed at:

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

Canvas Support

Support for using Canvas is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week with the Canvas Support line, 844-334-6803, and live chat (through the help menu on the far left navigation when logged in).
If you have UChicago-specific questions around access to registered courses in Canvas, enrollment issues, auditing access, etc., please contact us directly at weekdays, 8:30am-4pm.