Information about College of Engineering IT policies and services provided by CAEN.

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About CAEN

CAEN provides the College of Engineering community with computing, instructional, and information technologies to support the Michigan Engineering strategic vision.

Access and Computing Accounts

An individual's role at the College of Engineering will determine their eligibility for access to CAEN computer labs, as well as other U-M information technology resources.

Classroom and Instructional Technology

CAEN provides consistent and reliable technology in College of Engineering classrooms to enhance teaching and learning for instructors and students. This technology generally offers a self-service orientation, facilitated by easy-to-use, in-room control systems and pre-configured setups.

Computer Labs

CAEN computer labs are collaborative areas in College of Engineering spaces where students conduct Engineering course-related, instructional work on desktop computers operated by CAEN.

Email

All members of the U-M community are provided with access to a centrally-managed email account, along with options for creating and managing email groups and lists.

Extended Reality (XR)

Extended Reality (XR) is a term that refers to the combination of real and virtual environments using computer technology, including Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR).

Networks and Wi-Fi

CAEN provides support for network connectivity in College of Engineering buildings, including wireless (Wi-Fi) and wired networks.

Online File Storage

College of Engineering students, faculty, and staff are provided with many online file storage options to support their academic, administrative, and research needs.

Remote Access

Eligible members of the College of Engineering have access to many CAEN computer lab services remotely. Depending on the operating system, different clients are available for remote access to the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE) for Windows or Linux.

Software

The software library bundled with the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE) includes a large set of engineering-specific applications covering a wide range of disciplines, as well as software for general productivity.

Telecommuting and Remote Work

CAEN works with departments to provide support for College of Engineering faculty and staff who need to work and meet with others while off campus.

Web

To support College of Engineering departments with their web application and email communication needs, CAEN offers options to publish websites and create moderated email distribution lists, and more...