The IT Services TECHB@R, located on the first floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library, provides convenient walk-up technology support, equipment lending, conferencing spaces, and videoconferencing capabilities for the University of Chicago faculty, students, staff, and visitors.


The TECHB@R is now following its academic hours.

The TECHB@R is open during the academic quarter for the following hours:

  • Monday through Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday: closed.


Hours may change based on holidays, academic quarters, and special events. Check for the latest TECHB@R hours.

Services available


In-person technology support

Conveniently located on the first floor of the Joseph Regenstein Library, the TECHB@R’s walk-in support is only minutes away from the academic heart of campus. Having problems viewing documents in Chalk, connecting to the campus wireless network, or configuring a mobile device? We can help with almost any University technology resource — or get you to the right people. We’re equipped with a variety of resources and extended hours to help you get back up and running as quickly as possible.


Ask the Experts

Need to talk to an expert about a deeper IT topic, like 3D visualization, sound editing, or a special design project? Wonder no more what resources are available! We can serve as your IT ombudsperson and connect you with the right expert. Stop by in person or email to get in touch.



The TECHB@R has space available to reserve for a convenient location to host a conference, class, or academic gathering. Facilities include a conference space that can accommodate up to 20 people and a private videoconferencing suite that can host up to six people. To reserve a space, stop by the TECHB@R or email with a reservation time and date. At least one week's notice is recommended to reserve the space, as availability is limited. There is no cost for space reservations or videoconferencing.


Equipment Lending

We offer free equipment lending for students, faculty, and staff. We stock PC and Macintosh laptops, iPads, and multimedia equipment, including digital cameras and a HD video camera. We also have an assortment of cables, as well as video and power adapters. Most equipment is available for eight hours, while power adapters are available for two hours. For more information about the lending program, see the TECHB@R Equipment Lending Terms and Conditions page and the list of Equipment Available for Lending.