Support for Computing in Academic Departments/Department Computing Support
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Welcome to the SCAD/DCS Program

The SCAD/DCS (Support for Computing in Academic Departments/Department Computing Support) program is the frontline support and maintenance for desktop hardware and software systems at Princeton University. It has been uniquely structured allowing the benefits of centralization and the freedom of decentralization. 


Retirement of Media Central Live TigerTV Channels
June 2, 2023

On Tuesday, July 25, 2023, the Office of Information Technology (OIT) will retire the Media Central Live TigerTV channels except for the University's channel 7 and 8. 

New Cybersecurity Protocols to Keep Princeton Safe
May 10, 2023

As part of a broader IT Strategic Plan, the University will be taking purposeful steps to protect our campus IT infrastructure from ransomware and other destructive cybersecurity attacks.

Launch of Cybersecurity Protocols Toolkit
May 10, 2023

The cybersecurity toolkit will be continually updated as we work together toward ensuring faculty and staff compliance with the new requirements for managed devices.

Upcoming Events

Secure Computers CMDB Workshop
Wed, Jun 7, 2023, 9:00 am11:00 am
701 Carnegie Center - MPR A
Secure Computers CMDB Workshop
Fri, Jun 9, 2023, 9:00 am10:00 am
SCAD/DCS Meeting - Secure Computers Workshop
Mon, Jun 12, 2023, 10:00 am12:00 pm
Frist Campus Center - MPR B

Getting Help

If you need help, there are several resources you can turn to: