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Computer rooms & Desktop Services

Your DS account gives you access to a range of computing services: shared computers and licensed software, printing and scanning, file storage and personal web page hosting

Shared workstations

The 'Managed Cluster Service' (MCS) provides shared Macs and dual-boot Windows/Linux PCs in various locations around the University, giving you access to licensed software and our Desktop Services.

About the MCS >

Where to find the UIS-managed MCS rooms >

Software on the MCS workstations >


Desktop Services (DS)

You have your own managed desktop environment that gives you access to a wealth of software titles and to other DS services such as your 3GB filestore and printing facilities. Log in on any of the MCS workstations using your CRSid and UIS Password.

Your DS account

About your Desktop Services (DS) account


Your personal 3GB filestore


Access to your DS-Filestore on your personal devices


Remote access client for some Windows software


Access to shared print/copy/scan devices


Your personal web page hosting

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