Many grants ask for a brief statement of the research computing services available at UC Davis. The following short statement can be used for this purpose for researchers served by Letters and Science IT:
This document provides a quick summary of IT services available at UC Davis aimed at new faculty, staff, and graduate students. Learn about setting up your UC Davis computing account and email, getting a new computer, available software, file storage and backup, etc.
As a highly distributed campus, there are many IT support groups at UC Davis. While LS IT is always happy to assist you with finding the best resources for your needs, this page provides information on the major areas of responsibility for various IT groups.
We frequently receive questions about why we prefer UC- and UC Davis-contracted vendors over non-contracted vendors, even when the non-contracted vendor may offer items at (seemingly) lower prices. This whitepaper provides some context for our purchasing policies.