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CAEN provides the Michigan Engineering community with access to a particular set of computing resources designated for instructional or course-related use.


Eligible students, faculty, and staff are provided online file storage to support their use of CAEN’s desktop computing environments, also known as a "CAEN Home Directory."


Access requests and additional support for College of Engineering users of the U-M GitHub Copilot service.


CAEN is offering licenses for Poll Everywhere, a polling application that integrates with popular presentation software titles and multiple meeting apps such as PowerPoint, Google Slides, and Apple Keynote.


Departmental IT support for Biomedical Engineering.


The Engineering Base Desktop (EBD) is CAEN's fully-configured Windows software environment designed to support the administrative and productivity needs of Michigan Engineering departments.


CAEN’s Lecture Recording Service is the most automated and easy-to-use option for making recordings in a classroom. All Michigan Engineering centrally-scheduled classrooms have built-in cameras and microphones for recording the instructor, as well as systems to capture the image being shown on the projector.


IT support for the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute.


CAEN is available to assist Michigan Engineering faculty interested in exploring how software can be integrated into courses. CAEN staff work with faculty to research various software sources, find solutions that address course needs, and oversee installation and implementation into the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE).


IT support for the Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering department.


Departmental IT support for Michigan Robotics.


IT support for the departments and units that fall under Michigan Engineering Administration and the Dean's Office.


Requests for the International Programs in Engineering Office.


This version of the CAEN Lab Software Environment (CLSE) uses Microsoft Windows, which is optimized for launching CAEN-licensed applications via the AppsAnywhere software-on-demand service.


Departmental IT support for Chemical Engineering.


The CAEN Help Desk is Michigan Engineering’s main computing and IT support contact. Consultants are available to answer your questions about accessing CAEN computer labs, classroom technology, software, and other Engineering computing services.


The software deployed 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.


CAEN offers licenses to College of Engineering faculty instructors for a utility called AirParrot, which allows those using a Windows-based device to wirelessly connect to the Apple TVs in Engineering classrooms in order to display content on the screen(s).


CAEN moderates the Michigan Engineering email lists to satisfy the need for the University community to reach faculty and staff. Departments may also request similar lists to be used with CAEN’s moderated email service.


Departmental IT support for Civil and Environmental Engineering.


IT support for the Aerospace Engineering department.


Facilities support for Chemical Engineering.


The Salesforce project aims to improve the College's engagement with Michigan Engineering alumni.


Support inquiries about Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools at the College of Engineering.