Chem/Biochem IT Accounts
For new faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students (and visitors/undergrads here more than 6 mos) only - to obtain an account to use Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry network services and use a registered device for wireless access:
1) print out and complete this form
If you have a UCSBNetID - you may use our ChemBiochemUCAffiliate wireless network (no registration needed) by using your UCSBNetID.
For Visitors/Guests - to request guest access to the internet using our ChemBiochemVoucher wireless network during your guest's stay, please fill out our Guest Voucher form.
Access Your Email Through the Web (Convergence)
Be sure to log in with your full email address as the username.
Change your NIS/Samba Password
The Account Maintenance Page allows you to change your Chem/Biochem IT account password.
Change your Chem Email and Chem-ADS password
Be sure to log in with your full email address as the username. You do not need to be on campus to reset your email and ADS password.
Set up your Email Client
Getting Your Computer or Printer on the Wired Network
If you are new to the Department and would like to add your computer or a printer to our wired network, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will register your device on our network with a reserved IP address and install the necessary antivirus software to connect to the network.
Information regarding usage of Connect calendaring.
If you receive documents via e-mail, you
are especially susceptible to catching computer viruses. For free
anti-virus software, updated virus definitions and information, go to the
Department has a networked file server on which you can store your individual files or shared research group files.
The Computational Chemistry Lab in Chem 1153 is available for use and is open from 8-5.
In April 2010, the Chemistry faculty approved a $25/per person monthly charge for each person associated in a research group (Postdoc, Staff, Grad Student or Undergrad in group for more than 6 mos.) This charge is generally paid out of the same funding source as the person's payroll source. Faculty are paid for by the department. Chemistry faculty's research groups that are housed outside of the Chemistry or PSBN buildings are charged a discounted $6/person monthly.
As of Feb. 1, 2013, the UCSB Software Depot is no longer handling routine software orders. Please order all of your software licenses from the our campus reseller, SHI, using the Chem/Biochem Purchasing office (Cabe Fletcher). Please contact us before you try to order any software because we may already have the installation media you need.
Some software is purchased by the department on an annual subscription basis. Again, please contact us about participating in these subscriptions: Chem BioDraw, Cambridge Structural Database System, Gaussian 09, Matlab, NI LabView, Origin Lab, Portland Compiler