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The IT team provides the following services:

  • Supporting departmental computing and servers
  • Supporting undergraduate teaching and research lab computer equipment and application software
  • Managing departmental software licenses
  • Maintaining computational clusters for teaching and research

Contact

Dusko Pijetlovic, IT Manager
Location: Chemistry D315
Tel: (604) 822-4398
Fax: (604) 822-3499

Our Members

Dusko Pijetlovic ( ) - IT Manager/Systems and Network Administrator
David Wu ( ) - Computer Systems Specialist
Peter Chung ( ) - Web Developer/Programmer

Software

Adobe Products

Name

Price

Eligibility

How to Obtain

Notes

 

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Free

UBC Faculty & Staff

Email site-license@it.ubc.ca with the following information:

CWL Username

Department

Employment Status (eg. Faculty/Staff/Student Employee)

Phone/Email

Adobe Acrobat Pro

FAQ: https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/ado...

 

Adobe Creative Cloud

Free

UBC Faculty & Staff

Email site-license@it.ubc.ca with the following information:

CWL Username

Department

Employment Status (eg. Faculty, Staff, Student Employee)

Phone/Email

Adobe Creative Cloud

FAQ: https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/ado...

 

Microsoft Products

Name

Price

Eligibility

How to Obtain

Notes

 

Office 365

Free

UBC Students

https://it.ubc.ca/software-downloads

 

 

30% off subscription

UBC Staff (Home Use)

https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/home-use-program

Use your @chem.ubc.ca or ubc.ca email to sign up

 

Office 2019

Free

UBC Owned Computers

Contact David Wu for installation

Covered by UBC Campus Agreement

https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/ubc...

 

Windows 10 Education

Free

UBC Students

https://it.ubc.ca/software-downloads

 

 

Windows 10 Enterprise

Free

UBC Owned Computers

Contact David Wu for installation

Covered by UBC Campus Agreement

https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/ubc...

 

Other Products

Name

Price

Eligibility

How to Obtain

Notes

 

ChemDraw Professional

Free

UBC Chemistry Faculty, Staff, Students, Researchers

Visit The ChemNet Portal for instructions.

Information > ChemDraw Professional

 

 

CrystalMaker

Free

UBC Chemistry Faculty, Staff, Students, Researchers

Visit The ChemNet Portal for instructions.

Information > CrystalMaker

 

 

MATLAB

Free

UBC Faculty, Staff, Students, Researchers

Students visit: https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/matlab#getMATLAB

Faculty, Staff, Researchers contact David Wu for installation

 

 

MestReNova

$115/license

UBC Chemistry Faculty, Staff, Students, Researchers

Visit The ChemNet Portal for instructions.

Information > MestReNova

 

 

Origin

Free

UBC Chemistry Faculty, Staff, Students, Researchers

Visit The ChemNet Portal for instructions.

Information > Origin

 

 

 

Provided by UBC IT

Free Software for UBC Faculty and Staff: https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/software-available-no-cost-ubc-staff-and-faculty

Free Software for UBC Students: https://it.ubc.ca/services/desktop-print-services/software-licensing/software-available-no-cost-ubc-students

Provided by UBC Chemistry

Full list of software can be found at The ChemNet Portal > Information > Application

FAQ

ChemNet Account

  • Help! My password expired, where do I reset it?
    • Visit the Portal and login with your existing password. Go to Account MGMT > Change a password.
  • I forgot my password, how do I reset it?
    • Please come by D315 and someone will be able to reset it for you.
  • How do I know if my ChemNet account has expired?
    • You can check it at the Portal. It’ll be shown at the top of the page after you login.
      Note: You can still login to the Portal with your existing password even if it has expired.

 

Webmail

  • Can I use something else other than webmail to check my @chem.ubc.ca email?
    • Yes, step-by-step setup documents for Outlook, Apple Mail, iOS, and Thunderbird can be found in the Portal > Information > Email Client Configuration. Information for other clients can be found there as well.
  • My emails in webmail appear out of order, how do I fix this?
    • Try one or both of the following:
      • Click “Unthread View” to view your emails by individual messages.
        Note: If you see “Thread View”, then ignore this option.
      • Click the Arrow beside Received to reorder your emails by date.
  • When I send emails from webmail, receivers see my personal email instead of my @chem.ubc.ca email.
    • Log into Webmail > Options > Personal Information  
      Change the E-mail Address listed to your @chem.ubc.ca email.