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Welcome to the homepage for CHE Computing Services. Our office is located in Ghausi Hall 3045. CHMS Computing Services provides computing-related assistance to all CHE and MSE Administrative, Instructional, and Research computing.

Usage Policy

We adhere to UC Davis’ computer use policy and general policies. We expect all CHE computer users to follow those policies, and we do enforce them, as needed.

Purchasing Software

Campus Licensed Software

The campus offers many software programs at substantial discounts or free. If you purchase through this site you will need to contact the CHE Business Office to get a recharge ID to use. The College of Engineering also has a software download link.

CHE Licensed Software

We have licenses for:

  • Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Acrobat

Contact chms-support for information on installing these programs.

Note: The department provides this software only for UCD owned computers.

Other software

If you need to purchase software not available through the campus or CHE, then place an order in OPS, the College of Engineering’s online purchasing system. Note that software orders requiring a credit card can be placed through OPS; the purchasing personnel will forward you an email with appropriate link to download the software when the purchase is complete.


Computer Systems Support
(530) 752-8879

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