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Computing Resources

Contact Information


Office: 4732 Chemistry
Address 930 N. University
Hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm, M – F

Department IT Services

Getting on the Wired Network

Personal Machines: send an email to with the MAC address of your network card:


XP: Start > Run > cmd

Vista/7: Start > cmd

Type ipconfig /all

Send the entry for physical address for the Ethernet Adapter


System Preferences > Network > Ethernet > Advanced > Ethernet

Send the entry for Ethernet ID



From a terminal type: /sbin/ifconfig

Send the HWAddr from the primary Ethernet Adapter



Lab/Instrument Computers (3020, 4035)

Use your username and password to log in. Older equipment may not have this requirement.

Print & Copy


There are public printers you can use for small jobs.  Please do not print out anything large.  The printer models with their addresses are as follows:

HP LaserJet 4050:
Ricoh Aficio C411DN:


There is a Konica/Minolta BizHub 600 that you can use to Copy, and Scan to Email.  Directions are posted on the copier.  You'll need to get a copier access code from your lab or from the main office.

File Services

You can access over 10TB of free file storage for scientific data (no music/video collections please) from the wired network.  To access the department file server:


Map network drive



From Finder: Go > Connect to Server


Linux (assuming gnome)

Places > Connect to Server

Type: Windows Server


Share: [uniquename]


College Services

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Software for University Computers (not a comprehensive list):

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Amos
  • ATLAS.ti
  • Camtasia Studio
  • ChemOffice
  • ConceptDraw
  • EndNote
  • ENVI
  • FileMaker
  • Gaussian 03
  • Graphmatica
  • HLM
  • IDL
  • IMSL
  • iWork
  • KaleidaGraph
  • Keynote
  • LabView
  • Lisrel
  • Maple
  • Mathcad
  • Mathematica
  • MathType
  • Microsoft Office
  • Minitab
  • Mplus
  • NAG
  • Nudist
  • NVivo
  • Origin
  • Parallels Desktop
  • PCTeX
  • PDF Transformer
  • Portland Group Compiler
  • ProCite
  • Profcast
  • PV-Wave
  • Reference Manager
  • S-Plus
  • SAS
  • SigmaPlot
  • SnagIt
  • SPSS
  • Stata/SE
  • Systat
  • Tecplot
  • X-Win 32

Cluster Computing

Cluster Computing (

  • Intel Compilers
  • Portland Group Compilers
  • GNU Compilers
  • Gaussian 03
  • MatLab
  • Mathematica

University Services

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