RSVP Now for Umbrella Faculty Drop-by!

Stop by the Umbrella Drop-by event Wed. Oct. 4 or Thurs. Oct. 5, anytime between 11:00 A.M. and 2:30 P.M.

Faculty Technology Services Guide

Here is a list of all of the services discussed at the Umbrella Faculty Technology Receptions for your reference. If you are looking for something you don’t see on this list, please contact us:



IT Services TechBar
IT Services TechBar Page

Chicago Booth
Email Chicago Booth Helpdesk

College IT
College IT Site

Divisional Technology Contact List
Contact List for Local IT Support Units

Computer and Hardware Purchasing
Hardware and Software Purchase FAQ Knowledge Base Article

Divinity School
Email Divinity School IT Support

Humanities Computing Services
Email Humanities Computing Services

Law School
Email Law School Helpdesk

Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME)
Email Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Helpdesk

Social Sciences Computing Services
Email Social Sciences Computing Services

Crown Family School of Social Work, Policy and Practice
Crown Family School IT Services Page

IT Services Support
IT Services Support Page

Teaching Resources
Research Resources

Academic and Administrative Applications Group at BSD

AURA Grants administration
To learn more, visit the UChicago AURA page

Center for Research Informatics
To learn more visit the Center for Research Informatics website.

Citation Management
To learn more about Library Citation tools read the Library guide on Citation Management.

Computation Institute
Computation Institute Website.

Copyright Information Center
Copyright Information Center Website

Cyber Security BSD
BSD Cyber Security Page.

Departmental Research Support

Digital Humanities

Digital Scholarship

Electric Design Group


Intellectual Property Protection and Research Commercialization

Interlibrary loan


Qualtrics Survey Platform Knowledge Base Article

Research Computing Center

Scan and deliver

Startup Creation

University Research Support

Collaboration and Outreach

Google Drive
Google Drive Knowledge Base Article

Industry Collaborations and Partnerships
Visit the Polsky partner-with-us page to learn more about collaborations and partnerships. You can also email us at:

Radio and live TV interviews
Visit the Creative Team page to learn more.

Office 365
Visit the UChicago Microsoft Office 365 page to login and learn more.
If your account is set up you can login and access the Microsoft 365 portal

Website and application development
Visit the UChicago Website Resources Center Page to learn more.

Zoom Web Conferencing
Visit the UChicago Zoom page for more information

About Us

What is the Umbrella Initiative? 
In 2004, a number of campus technology organizations gathered to create events to introduce faculty to the technology services available on campus. The Umbrella Initiative includes a number of local support organizations, including the BSD Academic and Administrative Applications Group, the Center for Research Informatics, Chicago Booth Information Technology, College Information Technology, the Computation Institute, the Divinity School Technology Coordinator, Humanities Computing Services, IT Services, Logan Media Center, the Office of the University Registrar, Physical Sciences Computing, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering(PME), Research Computing Center, Social Sciences Computing Services, SSA Information Technology, the University of Chicago Library, and the Visual Resources Center.


Faculty Technology Receptions Co-Chairs
Valerie Archambeau, Astrid Fingerhut, Allison Kallo, and Cheryl Walker

For more information, please contact us at: