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.
CrashPlanAvailable 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.
MatlabAvailable 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.
JMPAvailable via: WTS - University-wide LicenseJMP 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.
PrintingWhere: 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 PrintingWhere: University Imaging Center
CBS maintains an agreement with the University Imaging Center for discounted large format printing. The current rate is $2.50/sqft.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.
Student use of technology resources is governed by University policies. This list should not be considered exhaustive.