The Physics Department currently does not employ full-time computing staff. Computer support is outsourced to Campus Shared Services by the Physics Department. You may request technical support by emailing

For help with PANIC lab computers or any office computers linked to PANIC cluster, see the PANIC support web page.

IP Information, Changes, New Connections

To request a new network cable or telephone connection for your lab or office, see Anthony Vitan, 151 Le Conte, 642-2242. Before your computer or laptop can be used on the campus network please register the MAC address with Campus IST here.  If your device requires a static IP address please email the campus host master for assistance.  You will need to provide the hostmaster with the following information:  Building, room number, Cable ID of the cable you are trying to plug into and the mac address of your device.  

Network Problems

If you think you're having network connectivity problems, you may report them to Campus Shared Services IT.  

Security Incidents

If you believe you’ve had a security breach and you need help and/or advice for correcting this problem, send email to

Mathematica and Matlab Licenses

Visit the IST Software Central website for information about how to obtain licenses for academic computational applications such as Mathematica and Matlab. Access to Mathematica is provided by the department to unaffiliated graduate students via the PANIC computing lab facility.