CAEN Access Eligibility

  • In order to access CAEN computer lab services, an individual’s role at the College of Engineering (CoE) 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 individual software applications (see our online Software Listing for specific license restrictions).
  • Unless otherwise noted, all individuals must be active and in good standing with the CoE, as verified by official University records (e.g. Wolverine Access).
  • These eligibility restrictions are in place ensure the proper use of College of Engineering information technology resources, and that the CoE is in compliance with software vendor licenses, as outlined in the U-M Standard Practice Guide Policy 601.03-3.

CAEN Access Eligibility Chart

College of Engineering Role Computer Labs * Linux Remote Login Service Windows Remote Desktop Service Windows Home Directory
CoE Student Enrolled in a U-M Course [1]
Non-CoE Student Enrolled in a CoE Course [2]
CoE Regular Employee or Course Instructor [3]
CoE Student Enrolled in a Co-op or Study Abroad Program [4]
CoE Visiting Scholar (Unpaid) [5]
CoE Temporary Employee [6]
Non-CoE Member of an Engineering Student Team [7]
CoE 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 employees and enrolled students. CAEN Access is not required to use the computers in the DC, however, students must be enrolled in at least one U-M course during the current term.


Eligibility Details

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

  • Students with a declared major in a College of 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. Non-Engineering Students enrolled in an Engineering Course:

  • Non-Engineering students who are enrolled in a College of 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 College of Engineering course during the current term. Eligibility is validated on a term-by-term basis.

3. CoE Regular Employees or Course Instructors:

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

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

5. CoE Visiting Scholars (Unpaid):

6. CoE Temporary Employees:

  • Temporary employees whose appointment is current and has a status of “Active” in the College of 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. CoE Outreach Program Attendees:

  • Coordinators of College of 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.