Computing Resources


Documentation and guides for ARE department resources are listed below. The campus-wide knowledge base can be found at

Setting Up Your Personal Computer

VPNs Available on Campus

Using the Linux Servers

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How can I access departmental computing resources?
  • A: The computer lab is open to all ARE graduate students. Access to the Linux compute servers should be requested by emailing
  • Q: Can I use my personal computer on the office network?
  • A: Yes. Access to the wired network can be requested by emailing You will need to purchase a suitable adapter if your laptop does not have an Ethernet port.