CAEN Access Eligibility

  • In order to access CAEN computer labs and remote access services, an individual’s role at Michigan Engineering must fall into one of the groups listed below.
  • Based on one’s role, access to certain services may or may not be available, including access to specific software (see our online Software Listing for license restrictions).
  • All individuals must be active and in good standing with Michigan Engineering, as verified by official University records (e.g. Wolverine Access).
  • These eligibility restrictions are in place to ensure the proper use of University of Michigan information technology resources, and that Michigan Engineering is in compliance with software license agreements, as outlined in the U-M Standard Practice Guide Policy 601.03-3.

CAEN Access Eligibility Chart

Michigan Engineering Role Computer Labs * Linux Remote Login Service Windows Remote Desktop Service Home Directory
Engineering Student Enrolled in a U-M Course [1]
U-M Student Enrolled in an Engineering Course [2]
Regular Employee or Course Instructor [3]
Student Enrolled in a Co-op or Study Abroad Program [4]
Visiting Scholar (Unpaid) [5]
Temporary Employee [6]
U-M Student Member of an Engineering Student Team [7]
Engineering Outreach Program Attendee [8] Limited (see below)


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The CAEN computers located in the Duderstadt Center (DC) are available to all U-M enrolled students and employees. Students must be enrolled in at least one U-M course during the current term.


Eligibility Details

1. Engineering Students enrolled in a U-M Course:

  • Students with a declared major in a Michigan Engineering program who are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term.
  • Students with a declared major in LSA Computer Science who are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term.
  • Students with a declared major in LSA Applied Physics who are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term.
  • Students with a declared major in LSA Data Science who are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term.
  • Students with a declared major in the Master of Entrepreneurship program who are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term.

2. U-M Students enrolled in an Engineering Course:

  • Non-Engineering students who are enrolled in a Michigan Engineering course during the current term. Eligibility is validated on a term-by-term basis.
  • Non-Engineering students who are enrolled in a U-M course that is cross-listed with a Michigan Engineering course during the current term. Eligibility is validated on a term-by-term basis.

3. Regular Employees or Course Instructors:

  • Regular (non-temporary) faculty and staff whose appointment is current and has a status of “Active” in Michigan Engineering.
  • Professors Emeriti whose appointment is current and has a status of “Active” in Michigan Engineering.
  • Regular U-M faculty who are listed as the primary instructor for a Michigan Engineering course during the current term.

4. Engineering Students enrolled in a Co-op or Study Abroad Program:

5. Visiting Scholars (Unpaid):

6. Temporary Employees:

  • Temporary employees whose appointment is current and has a status of “Active” in Michigan Engineering.

7. Non-Engineering Members of an Engineering Student Team:

  • Non-Engineering students who are members of a Michigan Engineering Student Project Team, and are enrolled in a U-M course during the current term. Eligibility is validated on a term-by-term basis, as confirmed by the faculty advisor for the team. More info…

8. Engineering Outreach Program Attendees:

  • Coordinators of Michigan Engineering outreach programs may request limited CAEN computer lab access for their program attendees. Access is only granted to the lab(s) during the dates they have been reserved for the program. More info…
  • Note: Due to licensing restrictions, outreach program attendees may not have access to log into the CAEN computers located in the Duderstadt Center.