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.

Need Computer Help?

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


Looking for a new computer to launch your college career at UD?
The University of Delaware has a list of recommended specifications for new computer purchases.
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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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 submitting a request through our online form or via email at

Security Related News

March 2: Book club discussion
The University of Delaware Faculty Commons Book Club will meet Wednesday, March 2, to discuss The Heart of Higher Education: A Call to Renewal Transforming the Academy through Collegial Conversations by Parker J. Palmer and Arthur Zajonc with Megan Scribner.
January IT Activity Report published
University of Delaware Information Technologies has published its January 2016 Activity Report. The report details IT activity since Sept. 1, 2015, and provides news about upcoming events. The report includes a tribute to Carl Jacobson, who retired as vice president for Information Technologies on Dec. 31, 2015, and introduces Jason Cash, who has been serving as interim vice president since Jan. 1. The report also includes important information to help the University community learn about income tax scams, including references to information from the IRS.
First Friday Roundtable
The First Friday Roundtable series at the University of Delaware will hold its first event for this spring on Friday, Feb. 12. These monthly discussion sessions provide an opportunity for faculty, instructors and graduate students to examine teaching, learning and assessment practices and issues. The first offering for this spring, “Promoting UD’s Teaching and Learning Grants,” will be held from 3:30-5 p.m. in Gore Hall 208. All faculty members who are curious about grant resources related to teaching are encouraged to attend and learn about funding options on campus and how to submit a “fundable” proposal.
UD Capture registration
University of Delaware faculty members are encouraged to sign up for the UD Capture classroom recording service by noon, Friday, Feb. 5. This free service records classroom presentations and discussions for faculty and students to review after class. All centrally scheduled classrooms are equipped with UD Capture, as are many departmental classrooms and meeting rooms. To make sure a classroom is equipped, faculty can check online to see if UD Capture is available in their scheduled class location, then use the UD Capture registration form to sign up for the service.
Snow day remedies
Due to upcoming weather events and the potential resulting class cancellations, University of Delaware Information Technologies (IT) reminds faculty members of online resources available to them to present material from “lost” class sessions.

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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