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Undergraduate Student Resources

RLT offers a variety of technology resources specific to the needs of CBS undergraduates. Many of these are made available with the CBS Collegiate Fee. 

If you think there is something CBS should add, consider submitting a Technology Project idea.

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Software

CrashPlan

Available for: Personal Computers

Crashplan is a pilot program for current CBS undergraduates who started in the 2014-15, 2015-16, or 2016-17 academic years. CrashPlan is a cloud service that provides automatic back of data on your personal computer. Technical support provided by CrashPlan.

Matlab

Available for: CBS Computers - WTS

MATLAB is a high-level language and interactive environment that enables you to perform computationally intensive tasks faster than with traditional programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran.

JMP

Available via: WTS - University-wide License
JMP statistical software is used to combine statistical data sets with images, enabling both the visualization and graphical exploration of data.
 

Note: Starting July 1 2016, JMP is now offered University-wide free of charge to faculty, staff, and students for UMN related teaching, learning & research. Please visit this page for more information and installation instructions. 

Looking for something else?

The software listed here is licensed directly by CBS. Below are other University options for purchasing or accessing software.


Resources/Guides

Printing

Where: BioCommons - BioSci Lounge

Each semester, CBS undergraduates receive a $10 credit on their UCard to use on CBS printers. Unused Fall semester balances carry forward to Spring semester. Balances reset to $0 at end of academic year. Additional prints use Gopher Gold account at a CBS rate of 8¢/page; non-CBS rate is 12¢/page. Details can be found here.

Poster Printing

Where: University Imaging Center

CBS maintains an agreement with the University Imaging Center for discounted large format printing. The current rate is $2.50/sqft.

WTS

Available for: Windows - Mac - Generic

Windows Terminal Services (WTS) is a collection of Windows servers with many University and CBS applications pre-installed. Any CBS student can connect from a University-owned or personal computer when on the University network or connected remotely via VPN. This is provided by a partnership with CLA's LATIS team.


Policies

Student use of technology resources is governed by University policies. This list should not be considered exhaustive.

Acceptable Use of Information Technology Resources

University Policy Library

Wireless Network Infrastructure

University Policy Library

All University Information Technology Polices

University Policy Library