IT Services

Math IT provides an individualized and flexible computing environment for the Department of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We are independent of other IT units on campus, and we collaborate with college level IT (ATLAS) and campus IT (Technology Services). Resolution of all IT issues in the department begins with and is guided by us.

To request help or to discuss any IT-related issues, please contact us at

If the links on this page do not cover your problem, please contact a consultant in 102 Altgeld Hall, 333-0805 or email

To reset your university password go to

Mathematics department GitLab server

TeX help pages

Technology Services (campus-wide services)

Frequently Asked Questions

This section is under construction. Please check back.

UIUC Mathematics Email Migration

Download and Set Up the VPN Client

Guest Accounts: Math IT can create computer guest accounts (wireless, UIUC computers, etc) for conferences or short-term guests. Simply send an email to with the following information:

  • For a conference we need the number of attendees, the start/end dates, as well as the conference name.
  • For a visiting guest start date, duration of stay, name of guest.

You will receive a pdf of all the guest IDs and passwords.