TECHB@R

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.

Hours

 

The TECHB@R is currently 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: noon to 5:00 p.m.

Hours may change based on holidays, academic quarters, and special events. Check http://hours.lib.uchicago.edu 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 need help 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 itservices@uchicago.edu to get in touch.

Conferencing

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 6 people. To reserve a space, stop by the TECHB@R or email itservices@uchicago.edu with a reservation time and date. At least one-week 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 laptops, iPad 2s, and multimedia equipment, including digital cameras and a HD video camera! We also have an assortment of cables, 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.