Information Technology Services

Welcome to the Lerner Information Technology Services TechDeck.  The TechDeck provides computing support for curriculum delivery, classroom technology, administration and research.   Our mission is to provide smooth sailing through a technical environment which is easily navigated.

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A UDaily article discussing current renovations to the TechDeck and elsewhere on campus titled, "B-school renovations, Building expansions, new space will transform Lerner College student experience",  can be viewed here.

Looking for a new computer to launch your college career at UD?
Specifications for both Mac and Windows computers can be found on the UD central IT site: Mac owners may be required to install Bootcamp (at no charge) for running business applications or may access the Lerner Virtual Lab. Additional information can be provided by emailing the TechDeck at


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All IT services may be requested via:

Support Hours:
Monday - Friday
8AM - 5PM

Limited support
Monday - Thursday
5PM - 10PM

Contact Information:


University of Delaware
026 Purnell Hall
42 Amstel Avenue
Newark, DE  19716

Telephone: 302-831-6482



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Hours of Operation

Days Fall and Spring sessions Summer and Winter sessions
Monday 8:00am - 10:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 10:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 10:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 10:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 5:00pm N/A
Sunday 12:00pm - 8:00pm N/A
The center is closed during Spring and Fall Breaks, including: Memorial Day Weekend, Fourth of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Weekend, & other University Holidays as listed on the UD calendar. For general help contact the Lerner Computing Center by email at

Security Related News

December 2: Book club discussion
The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 2, to discuss How College Works by Daniel F. Chambliss and Christopher Takacs. Courtesy of the Faculty Commons and the UD Barnes and Noble Bookstore, limited copies of the book are available for free on a first-come, first-served basis upon registration. Participants will be contacted via email if they are eligible for a free copy.
Blue Print 3D Studio
More than 100 submissions were received in response to University of Delaware’s three-dimensional print studio naming competition. Going forward, the studio, housed in the basement of Smith Hall, will officially be called the Blue Print 3D Studio.
Faculty Commons turns one
The University of Delaware’s Faculty Commons will host its one-year anniversary party from 3-6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 12, in Faculty Commons, 116 Pearson Hall. Faculty members, graduate teaching assistants and all those who support teaching at UD are invited to attend this fun-filled event.
November 18: GIS Day
Olena Smith, University of Delaware IT Research Computing’s new geospatial information systems (GIS) consultant, and John Stevenson, University of Delaware Library Student Multimedia Collections and Services Department associate librarian, will host a GIS Day open house for faculty, staff and graduate students from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, at Faculty Commons, 116 Pearson Hall. Light refreshments will be served and registration is encouraged, however drop-ins are welcome.
November First Friday Roundtable
The First Friday Roundtable series will hold its November session on Friday, Nov. 6. These monthly discussion sessions provide an opportunity for all who teach at the University of Delaware to explore teaching, learning and assessment practices and issues. The November roundtable will begin with a short introduction from each of the presenters. Afterward participants will choose between two concurrent sessions, starting at the same time and place, 3:30 p.m. in Room 315 of the Harker Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory.

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

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