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Our Most Frequently Requested Services

I want to . . .

Purchase a computer, printer, software, or other item.

A computer:

View available computer models and pricing, and submit your order online.

A printer:

View available printer models and pricing, and submit your order online.

Purchase or request software:

Many common software packages are available to DSS affiliates at no or low cost.

View available software and submit your order online.

Something else:

Submit a purchase request.

Borrow a laptop, desktop, printer, projector, adapter, etc.

nullDSS IT has a variety of equipment available for loan, including Mac and Windows laptops, printers, projectors, adapters and cables, and videoconferencing equipment.  Equipment is available ONLY to Faculty, Staff and Grad Students of Social Sciences Departments and Programs.

To initiate a loan, you can submit a request online.

For urgent loaner equipment needs, please call us at 530-752-8800 or stop by one of our drop-in locations (see left sidebar).

Request a computer on the DSS Computer Replacement Program

nullThe DSS Computer Replacement Program (CRP) provides one desktop or laptop computer every five years for faculty and staff in DSS departments.

You can view options and request a computer replacement online.

Print a poster.

Connect to the VPN for remote access to university resources.

nullThe DSS VPN service allows you to connect to computers, printers, and file shares from off campus.

Click here for instructions on using the DSS VPN service.

Access computers or research software remotely.

Request a new website or changes to an existing website.

nullDSS and UC Davis offer various options for creating and hosting personal, lab, project and group websites:

Explore your website options.

Request a Weebly site. This is a great option for faculty personal sites, lab sites, project sites, conference sites, etc.

Request a Faculty WordPress site. This is a good option for faculty personal sites or lab sites.

DSS IT manages DSS department and program websites.

Learn how to edit your department site directly.

Submit a request for DSS IT to make changes for you.

Request access for a guest or visitor.

On-board a new employee.

Request a new email list or email address for a group or project.

nullUC Davis and DSS offer several options for email lists and shared email accounts.

Learn about your options.

Other questions or requests? Just contact us!

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