Dept of Computer Science

Technical Staff

Computer Science Departmental Resource Access

The Computer Science Department maintains an access control list for use with departmental resources. While classrooms allow anyone with a University of Pittsburgh Account to log into them, other Computer Science Department resources limit access to those who have applied for access.

Access Types

The following access types are made available by the Computer Science Department.

SCI Faculty
Non-SCI Faculty must apply for a Guest account and list a SCI Faculty member as the sponsor for the account
CS Part-Time Faculty or Instructor
Faculty with Secondary Appointment at SCI
SCI Staff
CS Graduate Student
Registered CS Graduate Students only
CS Undergraduate Student
Apply only if instructed to do so by a CS Faculty or Staff member
CS Postdoctoral Researcher
ISP Account
Members of the ISP Program
Class Account
Students taking SCI classes needing access to SCI resources
Includes Non-CS Faculty and Non-CS students taking a CS Graduate course

Access Terms & Conditions

The following activities are considered disruptive to the user community and will be considered as necessitating disciplinary action. At a minimum this may result in the suspension of privileges.

  • Accesses or malicious attempts to access files of other users or system files for which you are not authorized to access.
  • Harassing of other users either by e-mail or other means of communication.
  • Inappropriate use of computer facilities, for example using university or departmental facilities for personal financial gain.
  • Knowingly importing files known to have viruses (destructive or otherwise) or the creating of viruses in any software resident on departmental systems.

If you have read and understand the above, click on on the link below to go our new access application page.

Apply for CS Access