UC Davis Agricultural and Resource Economics

Computing Resources


Documentation and guides for ARE department resources are listed below. The campus-wide knowledge base can be found at kb.ucdavis.edu.

Setting Up Your Personal Computer

VPNs Available on Campus

Using the Linux Servers

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: How can I access the ARE VPN?
  • A: You can request access to the departmental VPN by emailing support@primal.ucdavis.edu.
  • Q: How can I access departmental computing resources?
  • A: The computer lab is open to all ARE graduate students. Access to the Linux compute servers should be requested by emailing support@primal.ucdavis.edu.
  • Q: Can I use my personal computer on the office network?
  • A: Yes. Access to the wired network can be requested by emailing support@primal.ucdavis.edu. You will need to purchase a suitable adapter if your laptop does not have an Ethernet port.

Contact Us

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University of California, Davis
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Davis, CA 95616

Main Office: 530-752-1515
Student Advising Services: 530-754-9536
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