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Computer & Technology Resources

Computer & Technology Recources

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UCR and Computing and Communications (C&C) offer a wide variety of services to expand and enrich the educational opportunities of UCR students. From the iLearn learning management system to the on-campus wireless network, the face of student computing and technology at UCR is always changing to meet the academic needs of UCR students and to promote the exchange and creation of knowledge and ideas.


 Look up grades, confirm courses, pay fees and accept financial aid awards. You can do it all on GROWL, UCR's online record-keeping system.

GROWL allows students to:

  • Enroll and add/drop classes.
  • Check their degree audit.
  • Change their address information.
  • Look up grades.
  • View/accept financial aid awards.
  • View their current bill.
  • Confirm their courses.
  • View their Student ID.
  • Set their privacy restrictions.
  • Change their PERM PIN.

iGuide for for New Students

 From computer lab locations and iLearn to setting up a R'Mail account, UCR's iGuide has everything new students need to know about the technology and computer resources at their fingertips. We have also included links to information about computing resources available through other organizations on campus, such as the RESNET and the library.

Residence Hall Networking

 Technology and technological support are more important than ever to student success. The Residential Housing technology team, with support from Computing and Communications, has developed RESNET a comprehensive approach designed to ensure all students have immediate access to the university's high-speed network.

Office 365 Student Advantage Program

 UCR provides Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus for all students at no cost via the Microsoft Student Advantage program. This agreement between UCR and Microsoft allows us to provide current students with the latest full version of Office at school and at home. Included is a unlimited OneDrive for file storage needs.


 iLearn is your online access to class notes, discussion boards, announcements and other class materials. Most, if not all, of your classes will have content posted on iLearn.

Computer Labs

 Whether you prefer to work on a PC or a Mac, just need to type a Word document, or need to edit a film project in Final Cut Pro, the student computer labs are here to support you. We offer 200 computers in six computer lab locations open a total of 285 hours per week.

Library Computer Resources

.The UCR Libraries offer public computers loaded with software as well as laptop computers that can be checked out and used within the library.

Wireless Network

 With about 1200 wireless access points, UCR has an extensive wireless network that continues to expand and improve to better serve the UCR community.

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