Computer Rentals

Computing Centers

Our space is ideal for training sessions and other events that require the use of computers. Our computing centers, also called Academic Services Centers, are equipped with Windows and Mac workstations. Access to the Computing Center is available during the date(s) and times reserved.

Please contact your sales coordinator for availability and more information.

Rates

Full day (up to 8 hours) $750

Half day (up to 4 hours) $450

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

1:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Times include setup.

Each additional hour is $150.

Additional Technology Services

As your one-stop shop, we can also provide additional technology services, including software installation, technical support, computer rental, and more.
 

Service Fee

Software installation (minimum 1 hour)*

$50/hour

Additional technical support (minimum 1 hour)

$75/hour

PC Computer rental (minimum 1 day)

$75/day

Customize and change the furniture layout

$500

Remove and store all computers in a Computing Center *

$1,500/day

 

* These special requests must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the conference start date.

Setup and Support

The rental fees include the following support:

  • Technical overview at a pre-conference meeting
  • One hour of technical assistance with initial setup, and familiarization of Computing Center equipment
  • Opening and closing of the Computing Center before and after use

See “Additional Services” above for additional services we provide on a fee basis. 

 

Host Responsibilities

Conference guests are responsible for the following:

  • Providing sufficient licenses for the number of conferees in attendance.
  • Testing software in the Computing Center to ensure it performs as expected. UC Berkeley Student Technology Services is not responsible for software brought in at the last minute and/or not tested in the Computing Center.
  • Retrieving/removing all data from Computing Center machines. Data retrieval of any information left behind on any Computing Center machine or PC rental is not available.
  • Conference groups who bring their own computers into the Computing Center are responsible for providing their own IT support, including computer setup and installation. We must have the contact information of the IT personnel.

Please contact us or helpdesk@rescomp.berkeley.edu for more information.