Computer Science Facilities

  • An Overview describes the computing facilities available to members of the CS Department.
  • For authorized individuals looking to access UNIX machines and E-mail servers supported by the department from remote locations we provide software to allow you to do so with a reasonable degree of security.
  • We currently support seven undergraduate computing Labs. The Information Technology at Purdue (ITAP) maintains a large number of research and instructional laboratories. Most of the ITAP Facilities are available to members of the CS Department.

Campus Resources

Information Technology at Purdue (ITaP) operates the Rosen Center for Academic Computing (RCAC), now referred to as Research Computing. They have several large clusters of computers that are made up of nodes purchased by research faculty across campus. They also operate several large (petabytes) storage and archival systems. A few of the more recent additions at RCAC are

Check out all their resources at https://www.rcac.purdue.edu/.


Purdue Libraries maintains the Purdue University Research Repository, an on-line collaborative working space and data-sharing platform to support the data management needs of Purdue researchers and their collaborators.