Computing Resources

Campus Computing Labs Resources available specifically for UO students

Various computing labs are available free to all UO students. These labs also offer printing services.

Several additional labs are free to students of specific programs/departments. These include:

Computer Help Resources available specifically for UO students

Technology Service Desk

Provides free services to UO students, faculty members, and staff, including virus removal, backups, and transfers between devices. 

Location: EMU, Rooms 036 and 042
Phone: 541-346-4357
UO-only resource 

Community Computing Labs

Residents of Eugene and Springfield can acquire free library cards that provide access to computing stations and other equipment. These services may require a library card.

Electronics Checkout

Laptop Checkout Resources available specifically for UO students

  • Technology Services: A limited number of laptops, Chromebooks, and webcams are available for checkout to UO students to facilitate remote education and improve access for students with a demonstrated need.
  • Price Science Commons: Offers free 4-hour laptop checkout to UO students. Renewal is available.

Calculator Checkout Resources available specifically for UO students

Calculators are available to borrow for free from the following campus resources:

Free Software Resources available specifically for UO students

  • Microsoft Office 365: Your UO affiliation provides you with a free subscription you Microsoft Office 365. This includes free 1Tb storage space via OneDrive.
  • Adobe Suite: Adobe Suite can be found on many of the workstations in campus computing labs. Access is provided through the campus virtual lab.
  • Additional Free Software for UO Students: IT Services maintains a list of free software (primarily academic) available to UO students.

Internet Resources

  • USAC Affordable Connectivity Program: The Affordable Connectivity Program is a federal program that helps low-income households pay for broadband service and internet-connected devices. Eligibility requirements apply. 

Mobile/Phone Resources

  • Lifeline Phone Service: Receive free voice, text, and data. Alternatively, it can be used for a discount on your phone or broadband internet bill. Eligibility requirements apply.
  • Setting up UO Email on Your Phone: Make sending and receiving emails more convenient by connecting Webmail to your mobile phone client. This also allows you to receive push notifications when you receive a new email message.

Maker Spaces and Innovation Labs Resources available specifically for UO students

These spaces provide students access to resources such as 3D printers, industrial sewing machines, and more.

  • DeArmond MakerSpace (Price Science Commons): Includes workshops, laser cutter, 3D printer, industrial sewing machine, and various electronics and hand tools available to students, faculty, and staff. Free for use; supplies charged at cost.
  • Innovation Station (for residents of Justice Bean Hall): Includes three 3D printers (MakerBot Replicator Minis), industrial sewing machines, an embossing/debossing machine, an airbrush station, a custom stamp maker, a vinyl cutter, full Adobe Creative Suite, six PC workstations, video teleconferencing, flexible collaborations spaces, and a wide selection of hand tools.

Discounted Retail Electronics

  • The Duck Store: Offers new electronics and accessories with student/educational discounts.
  • NextStep ReUse Store: Offers refurbished electronics and accessories (laptops, desktops, monitors, DVD/Blu-Ray players, etc.) at a discounted price (location: 987 Garfield St., Eugene).