Welcome to UCLA Atmospheric and Ocean Science IT support and documentation wiki.

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences maintains a diverse network of Linux computers, Macs, Windows PCs, and various devices. AOSIT supports macOS, Linux, and Windows operating systems on all office computers alongside a vast selection of software packages. AOS provides both Mac and Linux systems within our computer labs. Identity management servers and fileservers provide account access and storage for all users. More detailed information about the various services provided by AOS IT and UCLA IT Services can be found below.

Information and Resources


Guides and Tutorials


Getting Help

AOS IT is available to answer questions and provide assistance for AOS users experiencing all types of technical issues. The IT office is located within the AOS Computer Lab in MSA 7101. Technicians are available weekdays from 8:30am - 6:00pm.

For prompt and thorough assistance please report problems to IT Support. Try to be as detailed as possible when describing your problem and include the name of the machine you are experiencing problems with, the time, and any error messages you may have received (screenshots can often be very helpful).

For urgent assistance please contact the help desk at x52418 or visit MSA 7101.

IT Personnel