HelpWelcome to the Social Ecology Computing Services web site. We provide information technology, facilities and support to help the faculty, staff and students of the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine meet their learning, teaching and research goals. For assistance you may find answers here on our web site or feel free to contact our office. Submit a request via our web site or you may contact our office by calling (949) 824-8202 or sending email to se.computing@uci.edu.

WEPA Printing

WEPAWe will be providing a new print solution starting this fall called WEPA. The print stations will be available in the computer labs.

WEPA allows you to send your print jobs from on or off-campus to the cloud and then release the print job at any of the kiosks. You can send your print job from your desktop, laptop, or iOS/Android device.  Or you can print from your USB key at a kiosk. One sided or duplex printing options in color or black and white are available.

Please Note: The credit and debit card payment at the kiosk has been disabled. They only accept WEPA print cards.

If you have any issues with your print job, please contact WEPA at 800-675-7639 or visit support.wepanow.com.

Computing Support Service Levels


Only individuals with either (1) Low Value Purchase Order authority or (2) PALCard holders are authorized to purchase computer supplies and materials at either The Hill or outside vendors. An individual who makes an unauthorized purchase of goods or services may be personally responsible for payment of the charges incurred. For unneeded items or items whose purchase would not otherwise be authorized, the unauthorized individual shall be required to pay either the full amount or the amount of any cancellation charges incurred when a cancellation can be arranged.

Please note that ALL computers purchased with University funds are required to be delivered to the SE Computing Office to be inventoried. As part of this process, equipment 1) will be tagged with our inventory asset identifiers, 2)  checked for any defects and or malfunctions and 3) supporting documentation will be logged for auditing purposes.

Service Levels

**See "Computing Services offers the following levels of supportfor further information and explanation**

      Standard** Limited** None
    Support Staff Admin
    (account = SE Tech)
    Yes Yes No

    User Admin Rights
    (account = Install ONLY*  Used by user for updates and hardware installs)


    Purchasing Computer Equipment

    All University owned equipment needs to be approved by our office before any purchases are made.  We check to make sure any equipment you are considering will work within the limits of the campus network and that it will effectively meet your needs.  In some cases we have access to better equipment at a lesser price.  If you are planning on purchasing new computer equipment, please email Computing Services at se.computing@uci.edu with specific details about what you would like to buy, and we will advise and/or prepare an e-quote. All Computing Support e-quotes include warranties.  Keep in mind all purchases, must include a 4 year warranty (PC) or AppleCare (Mac).

    Alternate Poster Printing Facilities

    Social Ecology is no longer offering poster printing for graduate students due to availability of viable alternatives in and around campus.

    Listed below are some suggested alternate poster facilities. Please use these facilities if you require poster printing of any kind.