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Computing and Software Information

Learn how to request computing resources for courses at UC San Diego.

A Computing and Software Information (CINFO) request is required to identify all specific educational technology resources needed other than TritonEd.

Such resources include discipline specific and productivity software, access to computer labs managed by ITS including door codes, additional disk space, and provisioning of cloud resources such as Google groups, Amazon Web Services,  Jupyter Notebook etc.

CINFO Request

To request software and labs for a course, go to cinfo.ucsd.edu.

TA accounts

Instructor, TA, and test student accounts are available for testing software, developing assignments, and troubleshooting problems from a student's perspective. For testing and software development, please list the number of TA and student accounts needed under Additional Comments when filling out a CINFO form.

Specialty software

Additional course-related software, like MATLAB and AutoCAD, is available for use in some campus computer labs. Use the Computer Lab Lookup tool to find lab locations and software installed at each.

Door codes

Door codes are assigned to students for computer labs with electronic door locks based on lab assignment per instructors' request.